This page is about the phrasal verb get by.
Meaning: to have just enough of something, like money, knowledge or skills, to do what you want to doSynonym: manage
- get by Workers getting the minimum wage earn just enough to get by, but I doubt if they could save anything.
- get by My French isn't great, but it's good enough to get by when I'm travelling in France.
Ashraf just gets by on the money he makes, so
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Contributor: Matt Errey