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get by / pasar
 
get by   get   -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (=pass)   pasar
2. *
(=manage)   arreglárselas *,   apañárselas *   (in language)   defenderse
·we'll get by   nos las arreglaremos *,   nos las apañaremos *
a. she manages to get by [on] what her son gives her =   se las arregla or apaña para vivir con lo que le da su hijo *
·my pension is not enough to get by on
·mi pensiónoun no me da para vivir
b. we'll have to get by [without] him =   tendremos que arreglárnoslas sin él *,   tendremos que apañárnoslas sin él *
3. (=be acceptable)   pasar
·his work is not brilliant but it'll get by
·su trabajo no es excepcional, pero pasará
·he gets by because of his charm rather than his ability
·se salva por su encanto no por su habilidad
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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