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Pronunciation: /skrætʃ/

Translation of scratch in German:


  • 2 (get scratch[es] on) scratch oneself/one's hands etc. sich schrammen/sich (Dat.) die Hände usw. zerkratzen
  • 3 (scrape without marking) kratzen; kratzen an (+ Dat.) [Insektenstich usw.] scratch oneself/one's arm sich kratzen/sich (Dat.) den Arm od. am Arm kratzen



  • 2 (sound) Kratzen, das
  • 3have a [good] scratch sich [ordentlich] kratzen
  • 4start from scratch bei Null anfangen [ugs.] be up to scratch [Arbeit, Leistung] nichts zu wünschen übrig lassen [Person] den Anforderungen genügen

Phrasal verbs

scratch aˈbout

scratch aˈround
v.i. scharren; [fig.], (search) suchen (for nach)

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