English version

muddle through (something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmuddle through (something) phrasal verb especially British EnglishSUCCEED IN DOING somethingto succeed in doing something with difficulty, or not in a very satisfactory way There were some difficult questions but I managed to muddle through. The team managed to muddle through another season. muddle→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
muddle through She just has to muddle through.While children were very young it was possible to muddle through.They must muddle through in a fog of grumble and contempt.You muddle through, reduced to selling your own ads to make a decent buck.My own feeling in 1981 was that we should try to achieve something better and that just muddling through was not enough.Others have muddled through without a policy, although in that situation choices are still forced willy-nilly upon those who select materials.Like so many other students, he had muddled through without having to break a sweat.
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Verb table
muddle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymuddle
he, she, itmuddles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymuddled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave muddled
he, she, ithas muddled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad muddled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill muddle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have muddled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam muddling
he, she, itis muddling
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you, we, theyare muddling
Past
I, he, she, itwas muddling
you, we, theywere muddling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been muddling
he, she, ithas been muddling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been muddling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be muddling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been muddling
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