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Access Check Our systems have detected unusual traffic activity from your network. Please complete this reCAPTCHA to demonstrate that it’s you making the requests and not a robot. Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. The mechanic used a scrap from an old shirt to wipe away the oil. Ellen’s car isn’t worth repairing, so she’s going to sell the parts for scrap.
The scrap from the factory was collected once a month and taken away for reprocessing. Neil got into a scrap after school. Describes another noun—for example, «boat race,» «dogfood. Two men in a van were visiting houses in the neighbourhood asking if anyone had any scrap materials they wanted to sell. The scrap merchant was buying cars at the auction for his scrapyard. Noun always used in plural form—for example, «jeans,» «scissors. Verb not taking a direct object—for example, «She jokes.
The teacher caught Neil and Tim scrapping. Verb taking a direct object—for example, «Say something. Ellen scrapped her car as it was too expensive to repair. Report an error or suggest an improvement.
Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb—for example, «put their heads together,» «come to an end. His well-intentioned efforts have ended up on the scrap heap of history. Los esfuerzos de sus buenas intenciones han caído en el olvido de la historia. After I wrecked my old car in a crash it was ready for the scrap heap. Luego de destrozar mi auto viejo en un accidente ya estaba listo para el tiradero.