Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “get by” en inglés

See all translations

get by

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ ( present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten) us  
to be able to live or deal with a situation with difficulty, usually by having just enough of something you need, such as money: How can he get by on so little money? We can get by with four computers at the moment, but we'll need a couple more when the new staff arrive.
(Definition of get by from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de get by
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “get by” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

piglet

a baby pig

Palabra del día

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Aprende más 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Aprende más