Meaning: If you muddle through, you succeed in doing something even though you haven't got the skills or equipment usually needed.
- muddle through Our coach was sick, so I had to train the team myself. I'd never done it before but I muddled through somehow and it wasn't too bad.
- muddle through He'd never refereed a football match before, but he muddled through without making any really bad mistakes.
We didn't have the money to pay an accountant, so I muddled through by