Translation of scrounge in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- to scrounge sth
from/ offsb [food/cigarette/money] gorronearle or gorrearle or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) garronearle or (Chile) bolsearle algo aalgn [colloquial/familiar] she managed to scrounge a ride consiguió que alguien la llevaraExample sentences
- Like the queen, he doesn't carry cash, so the billionaire has to scrounge cab fare from colleagues.
- She expresses her desire to send him as much money as she can scrounge up.
- As a reviewer I don't get sent everything I ask for and so I scrounge quite a bit - but only for the films I really, really want.
- ‘Yes, I was hoping you would scrounge something up for me,’ Anya grinned.
- As far as I know, the Sidearms were usually issued too officers, but enlisted men were able to scrounge them up easily enough.
- He scrounged them up in the Municipal Archives on Chambers Street in Manhattan, the address of which he has committed to memory.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
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