Synonyms of scrape in English:
2 she scraped the earth back and saw something blue buried there
rake, drag, push, brush, sweep
- students have to scrape by on an inadequate grantmanage, cope, survive, muddle through/along, scrape along, make ends meet, get by/along, make do, manage to live with difficulty, barely/scarcely manage to live, barely/scarcely have enough to live on, keep the wolf from the door, keep one's head above water, scrimp, scrape a livinginformal make out
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3 informal he's always getting into scrapes because he trusts the wrong people
predicament, plight, tight corner, tight spot, ticklish/tricky situation, problem, quandary, dilemma, crisis, mess, muddle
British informal spot of bother
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