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 Meanings and Examples of SCRAP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
scrap
 n.  small piece or bit; fragment; fragment; leftover bits of food; remnant
Classic Sentence: (58 in 4 pages)
1  But at this moment the four pigeons, who had been sent out on the day before, returned, one of them bearing a scrap of paper from Pilkington.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
2  I am a bit of dirty riff-raff, and a genuine scrap of tag, rag, and bobtail.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
3  As she passed through the crowd, her arms folded and her head depressed, a scrap of paper was thrust into her hand, which she received almost unconsciously, and continued to hold without examining its contents.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  She had found her scrap of handkerchief and was blindly trying to dry her face.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
5  'Bayton,' said the undertaker, looking from the scrap of paper to Mr. Bumble.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  'Only to ask a question,' said the other, pointing to the scrap of paper.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
7  'The place should be somewhere here,' said Bumble, consulting a scrap of paper he held in his hand.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
8  Nothing had come of it; and, as I tell you, she died with the scrap of paper, all worn and tattered, in her hand.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  Holmes took up the scrap of paper, a facsimile of which is here reproduced.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
10  If you examine this scrap with attention you will come to the conclusion that the man with the stronger hand wrote all his words first, leaving blanks for the other to fill up.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
11  Further, I threw a scrap of paper into the throat of one, and, instead of fluttering slowly down, it was at once sucked swiftly out of sight.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
12  I did so, and eking out the flicker with a scrap of paper from my pocket, I made good my retreat to the narrow tunnel.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VI
13  All she had on was hole-ridden linen, not a scrap of woollen.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
14  The swords, as we have just remarked, returned the insult; the sword of Fontenoy was laughable and nothing but a scrap of rusty iron; the sword of Marengo was odious and was only a sabre.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
15  The servant found a scrap of paper, which she handed to Marius.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—END OF THE BRIGAND
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  She scribbled the address on a little scrap of paper.
2  He wrote his address on a scrap of paper.
3  Some thieves do not even bother to melt down stolen silver for its scrap value.
4  We will sift every scrap of evidence.
5  Some people believe that Communism has been relegated/consigned to the scrap heap of history.
6  The scrap merchant has a machine which crushes cars.
7  She scribbled his phone number on a scrap of paper.
8  Bobby was such a fastidious eater that he would eat a sandwich only if his mother first cut off every scrap of crust.
9  The EU recently shredded old euro coins and sent the scrap nickel and copper to China.
10  The Bush administration initially refused to negotiate, saying the North Korean regime had to first scrap its nuclear weapons program.
11  When you mess up with sheet metal, you have to scrap it and start over.
12  On Jan. 24, the Lyubov Orlova snapped her tow line as she was being hauled by the tugboat Charlene Hunt to the Dominican Republic for scrap.
13  A patchwork quilt is a good way of using up scraps of material.
14  Only a few scraps of news about the disaster have emerged.
15  She has built these scraps of metal into a sculpture.