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  • n. Plural form of scrounge.

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Examples

  • There is a scene early on in the series when someone scrounges up a skateboard as a birthday present for a young boy.

    Hollow Points and Cream Puffs

  • Then in 1978, we passed Proposition 13, which still limits property taxes to 1% of assessed value, a lifesaver today as our rapacious state government scrounges for revenue rather than cuts spending.

    Prop 23 and the Green Jobs Myth

  • She has to ignore the concerns and views of virtually all of the world’s scientific academies and rely on the views of oil industry-funded groups like the Fraser Institute as she scrounges for shreds of evidence to back up her contrary view of climate science.

    James Hoggan: Denial of Facts Is No Way to Understand Science

  • Michael scrounges together props and costumes from a local Halloween shop, but it's definitely Jim who sports the most colorful ensemble.

    Movie Night at The Office

  • It's not about the cost of materials: he scrounges and scours flea markets and online auctions for things that can apply to the tables.

    Roasting Rich and Famous

  • Riya scrounges for food from relatives, collects and sells firewood from the local forest, and begs for money outside the camp just to avoid hunger.

    Between a Crocodile and a Snake

  • Much of the population, however, lives in slums and scrounges for food -- some eating the creations of fast-food joints such as SecretBurgers, where the secret was "that no one knew what sort of animal protein was actually in them," Atwood writes "Soylent Green," anybody?

    Margaret Atwood Interview

  • Cheapest I've heard of in San Pancho, by someone who really scrounges and deals, $ 6,000 pesos/meter. (but they have not got into finishing yet).

    Recent construction costs/new builds

  • General Growth, which owns and manages more than 200 U.S. malls, has negotiated with lenders since last November to delay its payment deadlines as it scrounges for ways to pay or refinance its debts.

    General Growth Gets Extension on $4 billion in Loans

  • Mall owner General Growth has negotiated with lenders since last November to delay its payment deadlines as it scrounges for ways to pay or refinance its debts.

    Debt Markets See Record Issuance

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