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Definition: to scratch, to make itch, to earn a bit of money

Peux-tu me gratter le dos ? - Can you scratch my back for me?

Cette robe me gratte - This dress makes me itch

J'ai gratté quelques euros hier - I made a few euros yesterday

Related: une gratte (informal) - pickings/a bit of money, (slang) guitar; le grattement - scratching; un grattoir - scraper; un gratte-ciel - skyscraper

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