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 for To rub along
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rub \Rub\, v. i.
     1. To move along the surface of a body with pressure; to
        grate; as, a wheel rubs against the gatepost.
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     2. To fret; to chafe; as, to rub upon a sore.
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     3. To move or pass with difficulty; as, to rub through woods,
        as huntsmen; to rub through the world.
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     To rub along or on, to go on with difficulty; as, they
        manage, with strict economy, to rub along. [Colloq.]
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