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get along

(UK also get on)
phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)

(BE FRIENDLY)

If two or more people get along, they like each other and are friendly to each other: I don't really get along with my sister's husband.

(DEAL WITH)

to deal with a situation, usually successfully: I wonder how Michael is getting along in his new job?
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