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Related to scrounge up: stick to, slack off, look upon
scrounge someone or something up
Fig. to find someone or something somewhere; to dig someone or something up. I can't think of anyone just now, but I will scrounge someone up. They scrounged up an escort for Liz.
Find or round up something, as in I'll have to scrounge up another microphone for today's speaker. [Colloquial; c. 1900]
To obtain something by or as if by begging, scavenging, or borrowing: The dog scrounged up a bone in the pile of trash. I didn't have any quarters for the washing machine, but I scrounged some up by looking under the cushions on the sofa.