Today’s “Word of the Day” is “scrape through“ and it is a phrasal verb meaning “manage to pass/succeed/achieve something (an exam, competition, etc.) with difficulty; just pass, pass by a narrow margin, just succeed in, narrowly achieve“.
Example Sentence: We were told Joe Biden was the ‘safe choice’. Why did he barely scrape through? A great many people did not vote for Joe Biden, they voted against Trump. We have to recognise how narrow this win was.
This word is present in The Guardian article We were told Joe Biden was the ‘safe choice’. Why did he barely scrape through? and click here to read it.
Courtesy: The Guardian