scrape (something) off of (something)(redirected from scraping something off of)
scrape (something) off of (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 off of the wall. I had to use my fingers to scrape the mud off of my windshield.
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