manage

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manage is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
manage

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Plain form
manage

Third-person singular
manages

Past tense
managed

Past participle
managed

Present participle
managing

  1. (transitive) If you manage something, you organise and control it.
    Other European countries manage their health services better than we do.
    The other two teams were managed by their local area directors.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If you manage something, you are able to do it or deal with it successfully.
    Even with the pain, somehow she managed a smile.
    I don't know how they manage with so little money.

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