— phrasal verb with getukus/ɡet/verb(-tt-, got, got, or USgotten)
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›to be able to live or deal with a situation by having very little of something you need, such as money: It was many years before she was in a financial position to do anything beyond getting by.get by in/on/with sthShe got by on what she made working at the deli.
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family