scrape

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scrape

A slang expression for a property with improvements that should be bulldozed because they detract from the value of the land.Example: “That old shopping center is a scrape.”

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The council scraped the bottom of the barrel when they sold off Skelton cemetery buildings (like the one pictured below) for development.
BLIMEY, they must have really scraped the bottom of the barrel for this lot of Z-list celebs.
If we watch in our millions, we can be sure the reality genre has not yet scraped the bottom of the barrel.