plugging along

(I'm) (just) plugging along.

Inf. I am doing satisfactorily.; I am just managing to function. Bill: How are things going? Bob: I'm just plugging along. Sue: How are you doing, Fred? Fred: Just plugging along, thanks. And you? Sue: About the same.
See also: plug
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Repeased by RT's Arabic channel Wednesday, the video shows the Russian plane plugging along on a monitor, presumably from an operation room in Moscow.
There is a tendency to make the barrier section as long as possible to prevent plugging along its length by exceeding the melting rate--i.
The miles continue to take a toll on the huge vehicles, with the county fire department's aging fire engines plugging along to answer calls around Cherokee County.
Rowling's instinctive sense of storytelling and her ability to make the reader sympathize with Strike and Robin, two middle-class strivers plugging along in a status and increasingly money-conscious London.
Or should I keep plugging along and continue fighting against stigma on behalf of people with mental illness so that my kids will be able to say with pride: 'He was my Dad.
Brunelle said there have been lots of issues to be dealt with in preparing for the renovations, but he and the other investors are plugging along and hope the people in the local area who want to see some action at the site will get their wish very soon.
Kerry has been plugging along these past six months and he seems to have gotten somewhere.
For the size company it is, Apple is plugging along very nicely," said Forrester analyst Frank Gillett.
I just keep plugging along, keep working with the things coach Sean Foley wants me to do, and lo and behold, I've had two really good weeks this year.
I just keep going, keep plugging along, keep working with the things that Sean (Foley, his coach) wants me to do, and lo and behold, I've had two really good weeks this year.
All-in-all, the economic recovery is plugging along, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting a new high, but it all boils down to jobs.
I was just kind of plugging along out there and then all of a sudden, made a nice putt at 9, chip-in at 10, good up-and-down at 11," he said.
She just keeps plugging along and she never gives up.