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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyscrape by
he/she/itscrapes by
present participlescraping by
past tensescraped by
past participlescraped by
  1. to have enough money to pay for the things that you really need in order to live, but no more
    She just manages to scrape by on her teacher’s salary.
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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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