get along without

(redirected from getting along without)

get along without

To endure or persevere despite the absence of someone or something. We're down to just one income—how will we ever get along without? I never thought I'd be able to get along without my wife, but I've managed somehow. How will we ever get along without two incomes?
See also: get, without

get along without (someone or something)

to manage without someone or something; to do without someone or something. I don't think I can get along without my secretary. My secretary just quit, and I don't think I will be able to get along without.
See also: get, without
References in classic literature ?
It is true that we would find difficulty getting along without it; but it has less value than harness or jewels because it is less difficult to reproduce." He turned again to the other kaldanes.
But you'll find, when you come to manage, that there's no getting along without severity,--they are so bad, so deceitful, so lazy".
"Hopefully, they are getting along without me, but there's probably a little part of me that's saying maybe they are looking forward to seeing me come back," Jury said.
Of course my thoughts are with my garden, wondering how things are getting along without me - I'm told everything is fine!
Not getting along without any hitches, the families find themselves butting heads.
Annabelle said: "She's a troublemaker, and if they were all getting along without her she wouldn't like that and she would want to be back in on the action.