HyperDic: get_by

English > 3 senses of the expression get by:
VERBsocialget by, cope, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, managecome to terms with
motionget bypass or move in front of
communicationget by, get off, get away, get out, escapeescape potentially unpleasant consequences
English > get by: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningCome to terms with.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymscope, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage
Narrowerfendtry to manage without help
hack, cutBe able to manage or manage successfully
improvise, extemporizemanage in a makeshift way
scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeak by, squeeze by, rub alongmanage one's existence barely
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishabordar, arreglárselas, conformarse, contender, encarar, grapar, industriarse, ingeniarse, soportar, tramitar, tratar
Catalanabordar, encarar, enfrontar-se, fer front a, plantar cara a, resistir, sortir-se'n, suportar, tramitar
English > get by: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningPass or move in front of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Broaderpass, overtake, overhaulTravel past
Spanishpasar
English > get by: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningescape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsget off, get away, get out, escape
NarrowerevadeUse cunning or deceit to escape or avoid
BroaderavoidStay clear from
Spanishescaparsse, escapar
Catalananar-se'n, escapar, escapolir-se, evadir-se, fugir, marxar, tocar el dos

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict