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Don’t worry, the cat won’t scratch you.
The tree’s branches had scratched his hands and they were bleeding.
I could hear the dog scratching at the back door.
The decision has left many party members scratching their heads.
The farmer somehow managed to scratch a living from the arid land.
This is the American English definition of scratch. View British English definition of scratch.
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