flounder around

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flounder around

To have a hard time doing something or making progress. She expected to move on to greater success, but ever since she left that popular show, she's just been floundering around.
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flounder around

to struggle or wallow around. The whole company is just floundering around and getting nowhere. The horse floundered around, trying to get across the soggy pasture.
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As he flounders around Bosworth Field, the battle slipping away before his eyes, Richard laments: "A horse, a horse.
WITH the cod almost doing a disappearing act a few anglers have got their light gear out and tried for the decent flounders around at this time of year.
Claudia flounders around for a bit, takes a few but predictable drastic steps then does exactly what you might expect.
It is a crazy, cack-handed crackdown on fans guilty only of trying to create an atmosphere in a soulless bowl as the club flounders around in the relegation zone.
And as the board flounders around, the doomsday scenario arrives in the shape of David Pleat.
The problem of tooth decay is no doubt a big problem, so typically the Government flounders around looking for a ``quick fix'' solution, in this case fluoridation of the water supply.
There are some nice flounders around the Copthorne area.