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get along

verb

Definition of get along

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to proceed toward a destination :  progress b :  to approach an advanced stage; especially :  to approach old age

  3. 2 :  to meet one's needs :  manage <we got along on a minimum of clothing>

  4. 3 :  to be or remain on congenial terms



Examples of get along in a sentence

  1. <most college students can get along with just a few hours of sleep at night>

  2. <the preparations for the party are getting along just fine>



1705

First Known Use of get along

1705



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