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mope about (somewhere)

To spend or waste time (somewhere) in a brooding, listless state due to being upset, unhappy, dejected, etc. Primarily heard in UK. John's just been moping about the flat all day long ever since he lost his job. I know you're sad about being stood up by your date, but quit moping about and go do something with your evening!
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mope around

To spend or waste time in a brooding, listless state due to being upset, unhappy, dejected, etc. John's just been moping around the house all day long ever since he lost his job. I know you're sad around being stood up by your date, but quit moping around and go do something with your evening!
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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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Motorbike and moped riders account for 31 per cent of all fatalities in urban areas.
In a statement the Metropolitan Police said: "Police were called at approximately 11.19am on Friday, 17 May to Glencoe Road in Yeading following reports that a moped rider had been assaulted and robbed of his vehicle.
Contreras says cities should be willing to hop aboard, since mopeds not only increase mobility for residents but also help ease congestion, parking, and pollution by reducing reliance on cars.
"These people on mopeds are acting unlawfully and committing crimes," she said.
Moped thugs were behind 12,419 crimes in London from January to October - down 36 per cent.
MOPED criminals in Manchester could be rammed by police cars in a bid to crack the modern crime trend.
Commander Amanda Pearson, of the Metropolitan Police's frontline policing unit, said it was a common misconception among moped thieves that officers will end their pursuit if the suspect drives dangerously or removes their helmet.
He was also disqualified from driving for 28 months and ordered to pay a [pounds sterling]30 victim surcharge after pleading guilty to 14 motor offences, including theft of a moped, on July 6.
The suspect then got onto the back of one of two mopeds that were present before they drove off with the assailant as a pillion passenger.
"All victims were riding mopeds at the time of the attacks, but were from a variety of backgrounds.
A 32-year-old man suffered injuries to his face after two male moped riders threw a corrosive substance in his face and stole the moped he was riding.
London [U.K.], July 14 ( ANI ): The London Police is investigating a string of acid attacks in the city on Thursday after two men riding a moped threw acid on individuals in five separate attacks.
A MOPED rider died when he followed a teenager on a "dangerous" overtaking manoeuvre of a lorry along a Cardiff road, a court has heard.
Flux Mopeds was created to deliver an alternative to the gas-powered scooter.