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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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He described seeing a car leave the road and scrape along the granite curbing approximately five to 10 feet, leaving sparks.
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But it's a paradox that as more passengers are satisfied with the overall journey, so value-for-money ratings continue to scrape along the bottom."