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mope around

to go about in a depressed state. Since her dog ran away, Sally mopes around all day. Don't mope around. Cheer up!
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mope around

verb
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The next game is always around the corner "We can't mope around - we've got to turn the corner.
They cannot mope around in depression looking a mess like the rest of us.
When I was diagnosed, my first decision was to move all the dogs from the kennel, but I've felt reasonably well after the initial treatment, so decided to keep Apache Junction, as I've never been one to mope around at home.
The other friends, the film's main characters, mainly just mope around except on the rare occasions when they find day labor.
An insider said: "He's done nothing but mope around the Square being an idiot for the past year - Shaun really wanted to get back to Barry's original character.
DAZZLED But he won't let either player mope around ahead of tomorrow's league clash away to Fulham.
Physically it is tough, but at the same time you don't have the time to mope around, you get straight back on the horse and are ready to fire on all cylinders.
The Ashes have gone but we've got to come back hard and we can't mope around," said Flintoff.
If you make the side fantastic, but I didn't sit there and mope around and feel unhappy.
He goes straight out in the first heat so he'll have no time to mope around," said Havelock.
Feel sorry for yourself, cry into your pillow and mope around the house for two weeks.
Bulger shone when replacing the injured Warner last season and has kept the top job, while Warner and his meddling wife mope around waiting for the former MVP to be traded.
It would have been unfair for me to mope around and make them miserable.
But rather than mope around, the City star is getting his head down and focusing on his Premiership progress.