manage-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: succeed, come through

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1 MANAGE NP2 NP1 MANAGE SCOMP

He is managing an A in that course without studying.
She managed to search his desk without him ever knowing it.

VerbNet: neglect-75-2,succeed-74-1-1
FrameNet: Success_or_failure,Successful_action
PropBank: manage.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 5

Sense Number 2: handle, control

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 MANAGE NP2

She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old.
John will be managing the daily operations.

VerbNet: neglect-75-2
FrameNet: Operating_a_system
PropBank: manage.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 4

Sense Number 3: cope, make out

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 MANAGE[intransitive] PP

They can't manage on only 100 dollars a week.
I could manage with a little more help in the kitchen.

VerbNet: cope-83-1-1
FrameNet: Success_or_failure
PropBank: manage.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 6