scratch (someone or something) together

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scratch (someone or something) together

To find and gather or collect (things or people) from various sources or locations. I managed to scratch together enough cash to get a bus out to Vancouver to see my girlfriend this weekend. How are we ever going to scratch enough people together to form a team by this weekend?
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Bishop plans to share her money with her family; she explained, "My grandmother bought the tickets for us and we all scratched them together on Easter Sunday.