Examples of scrounge in a Sentence
I managed to scrounge enough money for a bus ticket.
He's always scrounging off his friends instead of paying for things himself.
We scrounged around for firewood.
We managed to scrounge some firewood.
Recent Examples of scrounge from the Web
Matthew drank oils and condiments and scrounged for food in the trash, FOX 61 reported, citing investigators.
Thomason, a former newspaper reporter and illustrator, drew striking scenes of his comrades and the enemy, often with just pen or pencil, sometimes on paper scrounged from abandoned German bunkers.
All these parts had to be gotten from the black market; there was no wood or metal; all the metal had been used for bullets and army tanks, so these guys are scrounging and buying pieces on the black market, trading.
Another 225 dogs roam Chernobyl City and hundreds of others live and scrounge at security checkpoints and throughout the woods and abandoned communities in the Exclusion Zone.
And in between, the Orioles need to dip into their high minors or their bullpen to scrounge up another starter and a few useful arms for long relief.
Parents who help scrounge early funding for these libraries see their kindergartners grow up and move away before the buildings open.
Today, the Dealmaster has scrounged up another good-looking deal for those in need of a cheap laptop, as Acer's Aspire 5 notebook is down to $459 at Walmart.
After Samford rallied to score four runs on no hits in the top of the fifth inning to scrounge together a 5-4 advantage, UNCG answered with three scores in the bottom of the frame, including Shelton's home run.
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SCROUNGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scrounge for English Language Learners
: to persuade someone to give you (something) for free
: to get or find something by looking in different places, asking different people, etc.
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