manageverbuk /ˈmæn.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈmæn.ədʒ/
manage verb (SUCCEED)
- The car's quite full, but we could manage to squeeze another couple of people in.
- How did you manage to get such a great job?
- I don't know how actors manage to learn all those lines.
- I'm afraid I have to go out for a while - will you be able to manage on your own?
- How do you manage to work in this heat without air conditioning?
- balancing act
- be left holding the baby idiom
- bear up
- bite off more than you can chew idiom
- keep body and soul together idiom
- keep the wolf from the door idiom
- keep your head above water idiom
- keep/hold your end up idiom
- live (from) hand to mouth idiom
- sink or swim idiom
- take sth in your stride idiom
manage verb (CONTROL)
- I saw a harried-looking mother at the checkout trying to manage two small children and a mountain of shopping.
- This mousse says it's designed to make hair glossy and easier to manage.
- This is my first experience of managing other people, but I need to appear confident.
- Derek manages our Agricultural Division.
- There must be a better way to manage our household finances than this!