Definition of 'rub along'
Example sentences containing 'rub along'
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They had to rub along and they did. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Since then the three have rubbed along in various business ventures. Times, Sunday Times (2006)All they need to do is learn to rub along together. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is a place where human endeavour and natural landscape have rubbed along so well that both look better than anywhere else. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We're two people who just rub along very nicely and happily together. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In practice, flexibility is required if different national economies are to rub along together. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That has to change if we're all going to rub along properly together. The Sun (2009)Despite the quarrels between their old countries, people rubbed along well enough. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At its best, this enables people of different cultures to rub along. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We rubbed along pretty well. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I wasn't happy about it but they were adults and we rubbed along. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Couples continue in a dead, frozen way, rubbing along for years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Working out how we all rub along together in 21st-century Britain is a vital task. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We rub along pretty well, me and Ben. The Sun (2011)My marriage rubbed along like most people's do after 30 years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Chancellor, has pronounced the idea of multiculturalism to be dead but has so far failed to suggest other models of how ethnic minorities should rub along. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We fans have grown to accept all that behaviour, as our heroes try to rub along somehow on 150,000 a week. The Sun (2012)And now it is over and we must all learn to rub along together again, as we have for the past 307 years. The Sun (2014)I'd rather rub along and do a good job, get on with the common purpose. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These are crazy, a tax on ambition that appeals to clubs happy to rub along or just pocket millions after relegation from the Prem. The Sun (2014)The two of them may rub along fine, especially as the proximity of the Ashes series will keep minds focused on the task at hand. Times, Sunday Times (2013)RIO FERDINAND may not be the easiest person to rub along with. The Sun (2012)
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