What is the difference between Scrap and Scrape?




What is the difference between Scrap and Scrape? :


Scrap : (noun)

(
1 ) Fragment

Small piece

He buys and sells scraps of paper, cloths and so on.

Only a few scraps of news about the disaster have emerged.


(
2 ) Fight

Quarrel

He got into a scrap with two strangers.

She had a scrap with her mother.


(
3 ) Small amount of money / something

There is not a scrap of truth in her claim.

(When the word SCRAP is used in this sense, it is used in negative sense.)


(
4 ) Items of left-over food

Give the scraps to the beggar.

(When the word SCRAP is used in this sense, it is used in plural form SCRAPS.)



SCRAP : (verb)

(
1 ) Throw away

He scraped an old car.

Lack of cash forced us to scrap the plans for a new house.


(
2 ) Fight

Quarrel

He scrapped with two strangers.

She had scrapped with her mother.

He was always scrapping at school.



Scrape : (verb)

(
1 ) Make clean, level or smooth by drawing a sharp tool or something rough across a surface etc…

The maid scraped the floor with a small brush.

He scraped the walls clean.



Scrape : (noun)

(
1 ) Act or sound of scraping

Did you hear the clink and scrape of knives and forks?


(
2 ) Awkward situation caused by foolish behavior or by not thinking carefully

She is always getting into scrapes.

Do not expect me to get you out of your scrapes.











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