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Home > Phrasal Verb Dictionary: Letter R Rack up [Rack something up].- (losses, sales, points, titles) When you rack something up, it gradually increases in number or ammount. Japanese athletes racked up only two medals in Salt Lake City. Most biotech companies are still racking up losses. You may begin racking up points as soon as your membership is approved. Rake up [Rake something up].- (scandal, the past, old grivances, quarrel, filth, mistake, misdeeds, story) When you rake something up, you remind somebody of unpleasant events in the past:
Phrasal verbs (to) eat away: roer, carcomer, corroer, desgastar. (to) eat into: corroer, comerse.
Meaning: If you live on a certain amount of money, you spend that much on your usual living expenses. Synonym: get by on, survive on, manage on For example:
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