1 succeed in doing sth
ADV. nicely, perfectly/very well I can manage perfectly well on my own, thank you. | successfully | eventually, finally | somehow | financially She was finding it difficult to manage financially.
VERB + MANAGE be able to, can/could Can you manage? | have to We'll just have to manage somehow. | be difficult to | be easy to
PREP. on I don't know how they manage on only £50 a week. | without I can manage without a dishwasher.
PHRASES manage on your own
2 control/direct sb/sth
ADV. competently, effectively, efficiently, properly, successfully, well | badly | actively We will actively manage your portfolio to maximize the return on your investment. | sustainably All our tropical timber products come from sustainably managed sources.
VERB + MANAGE 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.