One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
phrasal verbNorth American
Manage to find or obtain something.‘for a price, the box office can usually scare up a pair of tickets’
- ‘And each was a special customer, and he was determined to serve their needs and he would see if he couldn't scare something up.’
- ‘My guess is it might take time to scare something up though, since a lot of these ladies are the bubble bath and satin and roses and hot air balloon ride types - big dreamers with dashed hopes, I guess.’
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