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scrape
British English: /skreɪp/
American English: /skreɪp/

Translation of scrape in Italian:

noun

  • 1 [informal] (awkward situation) See examples:to get into a scrape
    mettersi nei guai o nei pasticci
    to get somebody into a scrape
    fare finire qualcuno nei pasticci
    he's always getting into scrapes
    si ficca sempre nei pasticci
  • 2 (in order to clean) See examples:to give something a scrape
    raschiare qualcosa
  • 4 (small amount) See examples:a scrape of
    un po' di
    (butter, jam)

transitive verb

  • 5 [informal] (get with difficulty) See examples:to scrape a living
    sbarcare il lunario o tirare avanti
    doing facendo
    she scraped a c in biology
    è riuscita a strappare una sufficienza in biologia

intransitive verb

  • 1to scrape against something
    (car part, branch)
    strisciare contro qualcosa

Idioms

to scrape the bottom of the barrel

scrape home

vincere per un pelo

Phrasal verbs

scrape along

scrape by

scrape back:

scrape [something] back, scrape back [something]
tirare indietro
(hair)

scrape by

he manages to scrape by on £80 a week
riesce a tirare avanti con 80 sterline alla settimana

scrape in

(to university)
essere ammesso per il rotto della cuffia, a stento
(to class)
essere promosso per il rotto della cuffia

scrape off:

scrape off [something], scrape [something] off

scrape out:

scrape out [something], scrape [something] out
togliere grattando, grattare via
(contents of jar)
pulire raschiando
(saucepan)

scrape through:

1 scrape through
farcela a stento, per il rotto della cuffia
2 scrape through [something]

scrape together:

scrape [something] together, scrape together [something]
riuscire a riunire
(people)

scrape up

scrape together:

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