dodder along

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dodder along

To walk or move along slowly and unsteadily, as is common in the elderly. I stayed with grandpa as he doddered along with his walker, but the kids ran ahead of us.

dodder along

to walk along unsteadily, as in old age. Both of the elderly ladies doddered along very slowly. We dodder along because we can't go any faster.
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But the regular frustration of following an elderly expat gentleman doddering along who never has a clue there is anyone behind him and leaves one to guess if when and where he will turn off can be dangerous, because it can lead to impatient and dangerous driving.
In an industry where all you need to do to look old is get an additional makeup, she would delve deep into the character as she portrayed an old lady in Mere Apne , " doddering along the street, her posture slightly bent".
Now I'd imagined that I was just doddering along dutifully, for the sake of my health, to put off the day when I get too stiff to do it at all.
Everyone was jumping up and down celebrating and I was just doddering along.
I feel sometimes that you're just doddering along and people don't appreciate your worth.