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Meaning of scratching in English

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scratch verb ( CUT )

  • abrasion
  • bayonet
  • butcher
  • carve
  • carving
  • chisel
  • chop
  • julienne
  • lacerate
  • laceration
  • lance
  • mow
  • slash
  • slice
  • spike
  • transect
  • transfix
  • whipsaw
  • whittle
  • woodcarving

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scratch verb ( REMOVE )

  • ablate
  • clear the decks idiom
  • cream sth/sb off
  • descale
  • dislodge
  • extract
  • gouge
  • milk
  • pull
  • pull (sb/sth) out
  • pull a gun, knife, etc. on sb idiom
  • pump
  • pump out sth
  • removable
  • remove
  • scoop
  • scratch
  • siphon
  • syphon
  • take sth away

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scratch verb ( STOP )

  • adjourn
  • adjourn to somewhere
  • arrest
  • break
  • call sth off
  • cancellation
  • cut
  • dislocation
  • diversion
  • halt
  • in midstream idiom
  • kick
  • midstream
  • mothball
  • rain
  • roil
  • scratch
  • shut
  • shut (sth) off
  • stop

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Phrasal verb

Examples of scratching

In English, many past and present participles of verbs can be used as adjectives. Some of these examples may show the adjective use.

scratching definition: 1. present participle of scratch 2. to cut or damage a surface or your skin slightly with or on…. Learn more.