gather (money or other resources) together over time;
"She had scraped together enough money for college"
"they scratched a meager living"
- It took Jones more than eight months to scrape up enough money for the rent.
- He laid up some money for a rainy day.
- Legal costs had eaten up all the savings she had.
- I told them not to lay up treasure in this world.
- They don't spend much,so I suppose they just hoard it all up.
- scrape up an acquaintance (没有人介绍的情况下...