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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyget by
he/she/itgets by
present participlegetting by
past tensegot by
past participlegotten by
  1. to have just enough of something such as money or knowledge so that you can do what you need to do

    My math isn’t very good, but I get by.

    get by on:

    I can get by on $1,500 a month if I’m careful.

    get by with:

    You could probably get by with that computer, but a more powerful one would be better.

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