scrape off

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

scrape off

  1. (transitive) To remove something by a scraping action.
    You can scrape the paint off using a sharp blade.
    Scrape off the plates before putting them into the dishwasher.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The object can come before or after the particle. If it is a pronoun, then it must come before the particle.