(often foll by with) to be friendly or compatible: my brother gets along well with everybody
to manage, cope, or fare: how are you getting along in your job?
(also preposition; often imperative) to go or move away; leave
British informal an exclamation indicating mild disbelief
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How to use get along in a sentence
But King understood that moral leaders are not supposed to be in the go-along-to-get-along crowd.
If there were only more fighting generals and fewer get-along-easy fellows, what a splendid thing it would be for the country.Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary, 1864 | Lemuel Abijah Abbott
Other Idioms and Phrases with get along
Also, get on. Be or continue to be on harmonious terms. For example, She finds it hard to get along with her in-laws, or He gets on well with all of his neighbors except one. The use of along dates from the late 1800s; the use of on dates from the early 1800s. A colloquial synonym for get along well is get on like a house afire, in effect comparing increasingly good relations to the rapid progress of a fire.
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