you coast by in my class now

kingston_123

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A female student, Teresa, says to her physics professor, Gregory:

Teresa: You have a wife who loves you so much. So if you can't be faithful to her, at least have the balls to leave.
Gregory: Don't expect me to let you coast by in my class now.
Teresa: Already dropped it.

What is the meaning of "coast by"?
Source: Happy Death Day (2017)
 

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Get a passing grade without doing the required work.

You don't have to specify that Theresa is female. Both her typically feminine name and the pronoun her make it obvious.
 
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