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scrape through (something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscrape through (something) phrasal verbPASS A TESTto only just succeed in passing an examination or dealing with a difficult situation I managed to scrape through the exam. scrape→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
scrape through Liverpool scraped through 2-1 on aggregate to a tie with Porto in the next round.There was only just room to scrape through between the roots of the tree and the edge.They scraped through by an 8-7 margin and now travel to Upminster in the next round.She is practical in the way that people who scrape through life are.Even so, without his father's family connection he wouldn't have scraped through the entrance exam.The aim is to cut costs enough to scrape through today's recession.
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Verb table
scrape
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyscrape
he, she, itscrapes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyscraped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave scraped
he, she, ithas scraped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad scraped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill scrape
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have scraped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam scraping
he, she, itis scraping
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you, we, theyare scraping
Past
I, he, she, itwas scraping
you, we, theywere scraping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been scraping
he, she, ithas been scraping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been scraping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be scraping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been scraping
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