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To organize your own affairs

fix up

if you are fixed up to do something, you have arranged to do it

manage

verb

to be available to do something at a particular time

put your affairs in order

to organize the things relating to your personal life, for example your financial situation, especially so that there will not be any difficulties after you die

go about your business

to do the things that you normally do

pick up

to try to return to a normal life after a difficult experience

pick up

to return to a situation that existed before something went wrong

divide your time between

to do one thing or be in one place for some of the time, and to do another thing or be in another place for the rest of the time

put/set/get your house in order

to improve the way that you behave or do things, especially before criticizing how other people behave or do things

get your shit together

to get organized

get your act together

to organize your life or work in a better way, especially by having clear goals and a plan for achieving them

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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