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scrape past

1 (v + adv) move past sth with little to spare
INTRANSITIVEthey scraped past as I slammed on the brakes d'éalaigh siad tharam nuair a léim mé ar na coscáin
TRANSITIVEsleamhnaigh thar PhrVéalaigh thar PhrVthe car scraped past the lorry shleamhnaigh an carr thar an leoraí, chuaigh an carr thart leis an leoraí
2 (v + adv) win narrowly INTRANSITIVEna sála a thabhairt leatyou scraped past thug tú na sála leat → see scrape