Manage to

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Definition

to manage to (do something): to succeed in (doing something)
verb

to manage (a company): to supervise, to lead, to control (a company)
verb

Examples

  • "Jean and I have managed to recover all of our data and transfer it to our new servers, so theoretically you should have received all e-mails which were sent to you while our server was offline."
  • "You'll be pleased to know that despite our little incident, I managed to talk those suckers at 'Smells R Us' into renewing their orders for the upcoming year."
  • "We managed to identify and destroy the virus before it infected any other machines on the network, which is extremely good news."
  • "He writes: Miss Bliss, how do you manage to thrive in the male-dominated perfume industry?"
  • "Looks like you've managed to escape prison one more time!"
  • "Luckily for you, Freddy and I are members of the same golf club and I managed to persuade him not to press charges."
  • "HoratioBot tried to eat her, but I managed to save her."
  • "I have managed to smuggle some of my favorite French foods through customs, including a very smelly camembert that I have kept in my trousers."
  • "I managed to maintain a shred of dignity by sticking out my ‘pinkie' finger with each sip."
  • "Eventually I did manage to finish it however, at which time I enjoyed another good laugh."

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