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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GETTING ALONG

I've been getting along all right; now you come and upset everything.

There was no doubt that Yates had a way of getting along with people.

I've got two hours off, and I want to ride down to see how the Harts are getting along.

Really, Mr. Trenton, we are getting along very rapidly, are we not?

Her infatuated husband thought he was getting along famously.

I suppose the faculty of getting along with men is largely inherent.

Ollie told how well she was getting along in the judge's office.

Finally he said, "Well, I guess we'd better be getting along."

And so far, getting along with Russia was like trying to get along with an octopus.

And yet I believe, compared with others, we were getting along finely.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "offspring," from get (v.). Meaning "what is got, booty" is from 14c.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.