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traipse around (some place)

to walk or travel around some place. I spent all afternoon traipsing around town looking for just the right gift for Roger. She has been traipsing around all day.
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traipse over

 and traipse in
to go or arrive carelessly or thoughtlessly. He traipsed over and invited himself in. She came traipsing in at about midnight.
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Instead, three magistrates traipsed down to the cells - along with the court usher and clerk - to slap an Anti Social Behaviour Order on the jobless pest.
When Yorke traipsed down uncharted roads on ``Kid A,'' singing ``Rats and children follow me out of town,/Rats and children follow me out of their homes,/Come on kids,'' his Pied Piper dance pulled at the listener.
Claudia, 35, opted for a brighter multi-coloured look as she traipsed up and down the aisles.
Actors traipsed about melodramatically before cartoonish backdrops and lip-synced lyrics sung by Young, who performed all night beneath a long-billed ball cap (I never actually got a good glimpse of his face).
A GARDENER who kept his front lawn immaculate shot dead a teenage neighbour who traipsed over it.
Seeking answers, we traipsed to Staples Center on Wednesday and waited outside the Lakers' locker room while a Staples Center employee delivered Jackson's pregame meal to him in the manner of a hotel bellman.
Around 6,000 members of the Green Army flew out on charter flights from Dublin, while thousands more have traipsed around Europe to be there.
Every Halloween for three years, the Aults have turned their front porch and foyer into a haunted house for local youngsters - 200 of whom traipsed through last year, some after arriving in cars.
The poor bloke felt the turbo-force of the 39-year-old Estee Lauder model's mood as she and millionaire fiancee ArunNayer traipsed around the underground car park with her bags.
Celebrities have traipsed before sundry TV news cameras during convention coverage in an almost endless parade to say - practically as one - that they support Lieberman despite his attacks.
Fans of the aromatic, florid floats traipsed through a Pasadena park nearly all day Sunday for up-close viewing and smelling of the elaborate displays with tons of flower petals.