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get by

verb

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to meet one's day-to-day needs
  • working at night paid my college tuition and enabled me to get by—but just barely

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The first known use of get by was in 1841

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get back (at)

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“Get by.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/get%20by. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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