scrape (something) away from (something)

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scrape (something) away from (something)

To remove something from some surface with or as with the vigorous scrubbing of a rough, sharp, or hard-edged instrument. He used a putty knife to scrape the old paint away from the wall. I used my fingers to scrape all the moss away from my grandfather's tombstone.
See also: away, scrape