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English definition of “keep your head above water”

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keep your head above water

C2 to just be able to manage, especially when you have financial difficulties: The business is in trouble, but we are just about keeping our heads above water.
Translations of “keep your head above water”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指財務上)勉強應付過去, 慘淡經營…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指财务上)勉强应付过去, 惨淡经营…
(Definition of keep your head above water from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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