get by

Definitions

  • Makoma gets entangled by a hair of Chin-debou Mau-giri
    Makoma gets entangled by a hair of Chin-debou Mau-giri
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v get by escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action "She gets away with murder!","I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities"
    • v get by pass or move in front of "Bride's Biscuit got by the other dogs to win the race"
    • v get by come to terms with "We got by on just a gallon of gas","They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
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Quotations

  • Norman Macewan
    Norman Macewan
    “we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give.”
  • Zig Ziglar
    Zig%20Ziglar
    “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
  • Norman Macewan
    Norman Macewan
    “Happiness is not so much in having or sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
  • Basil W. Maturin
    Basil W. Maturin
    “We never get to love by hate, least of all by self-hatred.”
  • Eileen Caddy
    Eileen%20Caddy
    “Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.”

Usage

In literature:

He is obstinate, and by mere long, tedious, passive resistance will often get the better in a bargain.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
It is all right to get square with a man who does you a wrong, and the best way to get square is by doing him a good turn.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
He got the estates into his hands once, and by hook or by crook he'll get them again!
"At the Point of the Sword" by Herbert Hayens
Let me tell you, Glen, you will never get over a trouble by running away from it.
"The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters" by Charles Henry Lerrigo
Every once in a while he had a feeling he had to get by himself.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
After I get ashore, my life may very soon depend upon his being beaten out of power by the armies of the United States.
"Ahead of the Army" by W. O. Stoddard
And it'll be dark by the time we get home.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Good-by, it's getting late.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
The boy's English after all, and gets enough, without being bullied by a frog-eatin' Frenchman.
"Ran Away to Sea" by Mayne Reid
It's my belief that Allie's been coaching him; he'd never get on so well by himself, I know.
"In Blue Creek Cañon" by Anna Chapin Ray
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In poetry:

The Highest is not high
By being higher than others;
To greatness you come not a step more nigh
By getting above your brothers.
"Willie's Question" by George MacDonald
When I see that maiden shrinking,
By the gods I swear I'll get 'er!
But anon I fall to thinking
That the mother 'll suit me better!
"Heine's "Widow Or Daughter?"" by Eugene Field
'That a boon provision I'm safe to get,
Signed, sealed by my lord as it were a debt,
I cannot doubt,
Or ever this peering sun be set.'
"A Conversation At Dawn" by Thomas Hardy
My inward foes that me alarm,
Breed me much hurt yet little harm.
I get no good by them, yet see,
To my chief good, they cause me flee.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
My heart is high, is high, my heart,--
Oh, sing again, O good, gray bird,
That I may get that lilt by heart,
And fit each note with a word.
"The Mood O’ The Earth" by Madison Julius Cawein
What's to come on us all aw can't tell,
For we havn't a shillin put by;
Ther's nowt left to pop nor to sell,
An aw cannot get trust if aw try.
"Lamentin' An Repentin'" by John Hartley

In news:

LOGAN — Mama wolves get by with a little help from their friends.
Next to Montaño, Joe Cabrera gets a haircut from Richard Ochoa, Robert Carll has his hair cut by Virgil Alford and Ronny Gonzalez gets a trim from Jesus Mendoza.
Rider gets by Azle, 29-22.
Hemingway 's schedule was to get up early, get to the typewriter by 7 am, and write until lunchtime.
Ringgold band gets by with a little help from musical friends.
Sheriff's deputies diverted traffic onto the shoulders of Houghton to slowly get by.
Hymn for Her get by on the soles of their shoes.
8 Somerset to advance to the class 2A state finals next week, they will need to get by the Thoroughbreds of Newport Central Catholic.
Most landscapes can get by with less water than is applied regularly.
Edith Williams says she needs the help from the System Benefit Fund to get by on her fixed income.
One more will put her into the Hall of Fame, but she'll have to get by another teen, hungry for success.
But a new study by three major universities shows men who are " jerks " at work get more attention from supervisors and get paid more than those who play nice guy.
From his role as a father to powerful politicians to his job as a movie industry mogul, Nasaw says that 'unlike other outsiders who fight to get inside once gets inside, he refuses to play by the rules.
From his role as a father to powerful politicians to his job as a movie industry mogul, Nasaw says that 'unlike other outsiders who fight to get inside once gets inside, he refuses to play by the rules.'.
Donna Barnes and her husband get by mostly on her pension and his Social Security benefits.
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In science:

We get the other two columns by replacing the index 1 by 2.
Fast graphs for the random walker
These polarisations get a helicity of minus one by construction and the momentum number can be gained by subtracting 20.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
In consequence, the number of traces we get is given by L − V instead of L (as might be suggested by naively applying the above replacement rule).
Spinfoam models for M-theory
Consequently, we get by induction that (1)zI = yI for all I .
$K_0$ of purely infinite simple regular rings
It is only when one hypothesizes a random sample of a set S of perceptions, here represented by the pro jection operator P (S ), that one gets by Eq. (10) the probability f (S ) = tr(P(S)ρ), the measure of the set S represented by P (S ).
Quantum Mechanics as a Simple Generalization of Classical Mechanics
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