From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget along phrasal verb1RELATIONSHIPif two or more people get along, they have a friendlyrelationshipWe’ve always got along quite well. withThey seem to get along with each other.2PROGRESSto deal with a job or situation or to make progressHow’s Sam getting along at university? withoutDon’t worry, we’ll get along without you.3CONTINUE/START AGAIN I must/I’d better be getting along spoken used to say that it is time for you to leave, for example because you have something else to do →get→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
get along• I don't understandwhy you two girls don't get along.• I wasn't sure whether David and Ann would like each other, but they got on like a house on fire.• Julie's nice, but I don't really get on with her brother.• We all get on really well, so we're going to share a flat next year.• I used to argue a lot with my parents, but now we get alongfine.• Martin was chosen because she is a good administrator who gets along with everyone.• He's a nice boy - very easy to get along with.get with• The people with cancer I was working with were cooperative and easy to get along with.• Rachel doesn't get along with Cyrus at all.• It tells smokers and nonsmokers that they ought to be able to get along with each other.• Her majorconcern is how she will succeed at making sure the people on the teamsget along with one another.• He knew how to get along with people, how to twistarms without causing fractures.• He prides himself on his ability to get along with people of all political persuasions.• Perhaps they do not get along with their children.• Unlike his brother, David tended to talk to people, get along with them, hang out with them.• Our students are markedly lacking in social skills, the ability to meet people and to get along with them.get without• As to the stardom, well, the truth is, Alice could no longer get along without it.• You can't get along without it.• We've had to get along without much help from the mainoffice.• He has allowed the country to see that it can get along without Washington.• But how will I get along without you?