Cope more or less satisfactorily despite lack of expertise, planning, or equipment: while the children were young, we managed to muddle through
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- ‘We just manage to muddle through but it's a bit of a strain over seven weeks,’ says Kenny Kingshott.
- However, I have enough faith in the inherent common sense of the human race to believe that we will, as ever, just manage to muddle through.
- But generally - and I say this knowing full well that I am tempting every fate known to man - we have managed to muddle along quite well.
cope, manage, get by/along, scrape by/along, make do, make the best of a bad job
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