ADJ. difficult, steep | desperate, mad, undignified, wild There was a mad scramble for the exits.
PREP. in a/the ~ I lost my sister in the scramble for a seat. | ~ down, over, up, etc. an undignified scramble down the slope | ~ for a scramble for tickets for the game
ADV. frantically They scrambled frantically over the piles of debris. | awkwardly | away, back
VERB + SCRAMBLE manage to
PREP. down, into, out of, over, through, up, etc. She managed to scramble over the wall.
PHRASES scramble to your feet He scrambled awkwardly to his feet. | scramble to safety