Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Confused Words

Scrap and Scrape

Scrap means bit, piece, fragment, cancel, abandon, etc.
Scrape means to rub, scratch, grate, etc.

She scribbled her address on a scrap of paper.
The live telecast plan was scrapped at the last moment.
He scraped the mud off his car tyres.
She scraped the carrots.

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