›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 financialposition to do anything beyond getting by.get by in/on/with sth She got by on what she made working at the deli.
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to