1 succeed in doing sth
nicely, perfectly well (esp. BrE), very well

I can manage perfectly well on my own, thank you.


He skilfully/skillfully managed to keep the aircraft on the runway.

eventually, finally

Paul barely managed to stifle a chuckle.


He easily managed to disarm his attacker.

financially (BrE)

She was finding it difficult to manage financially.

be able to, can

Can you manage?

have to

We'll just have to manage somehow.

be difficult to
be easy to

I don't know how they manage on only £100 a week.


I can manage without a dishwasher.

manage on your own
2 control/direct sb/sth
effectively, efficiently, properly, successfully, well
closely, tightly

an exchange rate system that will be tightly managed by the central bank


The condition can be easily managed by simple dietary adjustments.


We will actively manage your portfolio to maximize the return on your investment.


All our tropical timber products come from sustainably managed sources.

centrally, remotely
be difficult to

The children were very difficult to manage.

be easy to
learn (how) to

You need to learn how to manage your time effectively.

Manage is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑trust
Manage is used with these nouns as the object: ↑affair, ↑asset, ↑bar, ↑budget, ↑business, ↑cafe, ↑campaign, ↑company, ↑conflict, ↑crisis, ↑data, ↑debt, ↑department, ↑disease, ↑economy, ↑emotion, ↑employee, ↑enterprise, ↑estate, ↑expectation, ↑facility, ↑factory, ↑farm, ↑feat, ↑finance, ↑firm, ↑flow, ↑forest, ↑fund, ↑grin, ↑group, health service, ↑hotel, ↑household, ↑illness, ↑inventory, ↑laugh, ↑network, ↑office, ↑pain, ↑park, ↑plant, ↑problem, ↑project, ↑railway, ↑relationship, ↑resource, ↑restaurant, ↑risk, ↑smile, ↑stress, ↑system, ↑team, ↑traffic, ↑trust, ↑waste, ↑workload

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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