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synonyms for gets by

  • cope
  • get along
  • get on
  • prosper
  • subsist
  • thrive
  • contrive
  • do
  • do well enough
  • exist
  • fare
  • flourish
  • make ends meet
  • make out
  • muddle through
  • shift
  • succeed

antonyms for gets by

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  • fail
  • lose
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How to use gets by in a sentence

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
When he gets quite large the boy will get tired of having him for a pet, and perhaps bring him back.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
How on earth can Jack find time to think about women with the immense amount of work he gets through?
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Out gets Uncle David, looking brown and healthy after his northern excursion.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Yet a child coming under the humanising influences of culture soon gets far away from the level of the savage.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He gets out and does things while these fatheads stay in quarters and untangle red tape.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
He annually has a gathering of distinguished farmers and others to inspect his estate and see how his "book farming" gets on.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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