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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?
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.