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scrape acquaintance with

Definition of scrape acquaintance with in English:

dated Contrive to get to know: I’d like you to stay at the hotel and try to scrape acquaintance with her
More example sentences
  • ’‘And then they pretend to scrape acquaintance with us again,’ said the lady.
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