English version

scare something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscare something ↔ up phrasal verb American English informalMAKEto make something although you have very few things to make it from Let me see if I can scare up something for you to eat. scare→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
scare upWithin another ten paces, I scared up two additional jackrabbits, both of which ran downwind and out of sight.The few customers he could scare up would pay two dollars a week on a tailor-made suit.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
scare
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyscare
he, she, itscares
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyscared
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave scared
he, she, ithas scared
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad scared
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill scare
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have scared
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam scaring
he, she, itis scaring
> View More
you, we, theyare scaring
Past
I, he, she, itwas scaring
you, we, theywere scaring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been scaring
he, she, ithas been scaring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been scaring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be scaring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been scaring
> View Less