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Verb: squeak by
  1. Manage one's existence barely
    "I guess I can squeak by on this lousy salary";
    - scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeeze by, rub along
  2. Escape
    "She squeaked by me";
    - squeak through

Derived forms: squeaks by, squeaking by, squeaked by

Type of: contend, cope, deal, get by, grapple, make do, manage, pass