get along


Definition of GET ALONG

to meet one's day-to-day needs <most college students can get along with just a few hours of sleep at night>
Related Words carry on, contrive, scrape (by or through), scrounge; last, survive; eke out, scrape (out), squeeze, wrest, wring; afford, swing
Phrases fend for oneself, make do, make ends meet, make shift
to move forward along a course <the preparations for the party are getting along just fine>
Antonyms remain, stand, stay, stop

March 30, 2015
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