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Phrasal Verbs: Scrape

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
Sam has scrapped along on his previous job.
B
Sam has scrapped into on his previous job.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scrape along” which means to manage with little money.
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
She scraped by her English exam but she will definitely fail the maths exam.
B
She scraped her English exam but she will definitely fail the maths exam.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scrape by” which means to just manage to pass something.
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
He just managed to scrape in the university.
B
He just managed to scrape along the university.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scrape in” which means to just get enough to succeed, pass or be accepted.
Question 4
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
Maria scraped into the elections with 51% votes.
B
Maria scraped along the elections with 51% votes.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scrape into” which means to be accepted somewhere, but only just.
Question 5
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
With much preparation Bob scraped through the exam.
B
With much preparation Bob scraped along the exam.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scrape through” which means to Pass a test.
Question 6
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
Mary scraped together money for her new car.
B
Mary scraped through money for her new car.
Question 6 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scrape together” which means to manage to collect enough of something you need, usually money.
Question 7
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
She has scraped up enough money for her college.
B
She has scraped along enough money for her college.
Question 7 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scrape up” which means to manage to collect enough of something you need, usually money.
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