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wallow in the mire

To remain stuck in an undesirable or negative situation due to one's unwillingness to do something to change. Jane left you six months ago—it's time to stop wallowing in the mire and get back to living your life.
See also: mire, wallow

drag (one's) name through the mire

To disparage someone publicly, especially to the detriment of his or her reputation. I'm trying to maintain a fair and respectable campaign, and Brad totally dragged my name through the mire! Don't drag my name through the mire—you're the one who messed up the budget!
See also: drag, mire, name, through
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Opening the batting, Mire cracked 94 from 63 to help set up Zimbabwe's total of 162 for 4 after they were put in to bat by Pakistan.
One onlooker shouted at Mire: "You ain't no Muslim, bruv", after he declared he was going to "spill blood" for his "Syrian brothers".
Mire was filmed in shocking CCTV and mobile phone footage taken by a passer-by, who bravely carried on filming even as he was lunged at.
Mire was filmed in shocking CCTV and mobile phone footage taken by a passer-by who bravely carried on filming even as he was lunged at with the rusty blade.
"Whilst Mire was not accused of terrorist offences, it would appear from comments he made at the time of the attack and the content he had downloaded on his phone that he may have been inspired by terrorist propaganda," said Commander Dean Haydon in a statement.
As curator Sergio Gaddi from Italy said, "Picasso and MirE were the most revolutionary artists at the beginning of the 20th century.
El mire es un tratamiento conductual de tercera generacion (o conductual-contextual) que se basa en la premisa de que los problemas de de tienen como base la evitacion experiencial (Hayes, Strosahl y Wilson, 2012; Swales y Heard, 2009) y utiliza estrategias a) analitico-funcionales centradas en la relacion terapeutica (Koerner, 2012; Tsai, Kohlenberg, Kanter, Holman y Loudon, 2012), b) de cambio conductual (Martell, Dimidjan y Herman-Dunn, 2010; Linehan, 1993) y c) de aceptacion (Hayes et al., 2012; Roemer y Orsillo, 2009) para la correccion, de valor transdiagnostico comprobado (Werner y Gross, 2010), de procesos conductuales y metacognitivos problematicos.
Mire, of Sansom Road, Leytonstone, is accused of punching his victim to the ground and repeatedly kicking him before inflicting a 12cm wound in his neck with a knife.
Mire is accused of punching his victim to the ground and repeatedly kicking him before taking hold of the victim's head and cutting a 12 centimetre (five inch) wound in his neck.
Bile Mohamoud, 24, and Mubarik Mire, 21, were sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court after pleading guilty to affray.
However, for chemical engineer Andrew Finkle and chemist Charles Mire, co-founders of Structur3D Printing in Kitchener, Ont., using Nutella for 3D printing has served several purposes since the start-up was launched two years ago.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Sakyp Sabancy Museum (SSM) in ystanbul has extended its ongoing Joan MirE exhibition until March 8, the museum announced on Wednesday.
This is potentially the case with the Selisoo mire, a Natura 2000 site that lies above valuable oil shale resources and partly (250 ha) within the permitted mining area.
Mire is a peatland with a peat layer of at least 30 cm depth, which is in a continuous process of development (Paal and Leibak, 2011).