scrape up

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Related to scrape up: scrape through, scrape someone up
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Verb1.scrape up - gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
nickel-and-dime - accumulate gradually; "she nickeled-and-dimed together a small house for her family"
collect, compile, accumulate, amass, roll up, hoard, pile up - get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
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vt sep (lit)aufkratzen, zusammenkratzen; moneyauftreiben (inf); supportorganisieren
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On the flip side, while we did observe a single buck hitting a scrape up to 10 times during the season, about half of the bucks only appeared to hit a particular scrape once.
Bates accused him of trying to "scrape up more sales" for his book.