get in a scrape


get in a scrape
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Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • get into a scrape — find oneself in a difficult predicament …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scrape — I n. awkward predicament fight to get into a scrape II v. 1) (D; tr.) to scrape off (to scrape paint off furniture) 2) (D; intr.) to scrape through ( to manage to get through ) (to scrape through a crisis) 3) (N; used with an adjective) (she… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • scrape — verb 1》 drag or pull a hard or sharp implement across (a surface or object).     ↘use a sharp or hard implement to remove (dirt or unwanted matter). 2》 rub or cause to rub against a rough or hard surface.     ↘humorous play a violin tunelessly.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • scrape acquaintance with — dated contrive to get to know. → scrape …   English new terms dictionary

  • scrape — [n] bad or embarrassing situation awkward situation, corner*, difficulty, dilemma, discomfiture, distress, embarrassment, fix*, hole*, jam*, mess*, pickle*, plight, predicament, tight spot*, trouble; concept 674 Ant. resolution, solution scrape… …   New thesaurus

  • scrape in — ˌscrape ˈin [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they scrape in he/she/it scrapes in present participle scraping in past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrape acquaintance with — To contrive somehow to get to know • • • Main Entry: ↑scrape * * * dated contrive to get to know aboard the ship, a nice girl scraped acquaintance with me …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrape the bottom of the barrel — {v. phr.}, {informal} To use or take whatever is left after the most or the best has been taken; accept the leftovers. * /At first they took out quarters, but they had so little money that they had to scrape the bottom of the barrel and paid with …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • scrape the bottom of the barrel — {v. phr.}, {informal} To use or take whatever is left after the most or the best has been taken; accept the leftovers. * /At first they took out quarters, but they had so little money that they had to scrape the bottom of the barrel and paid with …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Scrape — Scrape, n. 1. The act of scraping; also, the effect of scraping, as a scratch, or a harsh sound; as, a noisy scrape on the floor; a scrape of a pen. [1913 Webster] 2. A drawing back of the right foot when bowing; also, a bow made with that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scrape — [skrāp] vt. scraped, scraping [ME scrapen < ON skrapa, akin to Du schrapen, OE screpan, to scratch < IE base * (s)ker , to cut > SCURF, SHARP] 1. to rub over the surface of with something rough or sharp 2. to make smooth or clean by… …   English World dictionary

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