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struggle along (with something)

To continue to cope or manage with one's current situation or condition, especially when it is difficult, inconvenient, or require strenuous effort. I haven't been enjoying college so far, but I've decided to struggle along for the rest of this year and see how I feel next summer. I just don't have the money for a new phone, so I've been struggling along with the same crappy flip-phone I had in high school.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

struggle along (with someone or something)

to make do as well as one can with someone or something. I really need someone who can work faster, but I'll struggle along with Walter. We struggled along the best we could.
See also: struggle
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Most of us would quite like to struggle along on a few million.
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But he told Shiozaki he demands ''more fair representation'' for his faction in the transitional government that is to take over from the interim authority in six months' time in consideration of the ''contributions and sacrifices'' his fighters have made in the anti-Taliban struggle along with the other factions.
And parents across Ireland, who have more than one disabled child, are having to struggle along with a hand-out which is the equivalent of just under pounds 6 a week.
The Prime Minister said that restoration of rights of people and democracy was greatly due to their struggle along with the Pakistan Peoples Party leadership and its workers.
Some parts of the play brought reflection of the personality of Quaid-e-Azam and his struggle along with other freedom fighters.
"I learnt to accept any support gratefully and to ask for help when I needed it rather than proudly try to struggle along on my own."
A short section of the A445 is closed, next to the rail bridge and Focus Do It All, leaving motorists who have ignored the warning signs to struggle along Wharf Street and Charles Street.
''But after I come back from the United States, I will continue my moral struggle along with Rachmawati Sukarnoputri,'' he said, referring one of Megawati's sisters who has backed Wahid in his political struggle with Megawati and other political leaders.
DREAM I say to my father "Why did you betray me?" I enter a tree trunk and struggle along passageways within the roots.
He held the command of nationalists from 2003 to 2006 and waged struggle along with chiefs of Murree tribes.
TERRIFIED residents struggle along a deluged street yesterday desperately clinging to a rope as floods batter large swathes of southern Mexico.
The estates are called 'deprived', yet many of the residents are as well off as more modest house owners who struggle along to pay their own mortgages payments or private tenants who pay their own rent.