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to be still alive, working, or making progress after a difficult or dangerous experience
to manage to live, especially under difficult conditions
to continue to stay alive or be well, or to continue to be able to do a job, in spite of difficulties
to continue to exist, especially in a difficult or dangerous situation
to move or continue existing with difficulty
informal to operate steadily but not very well
trying to remain successful or continue to exist
to be ready to continue with your life or job despite a defeat or failure
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to give someone the authority to do something
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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