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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
See mope
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49pm police were called to St Paul's Road in Islington, near the border with Hackney, where a 44-year-old man riding a moped had a corrosive substance thrown in his face by two males also on a moped.
Under unknown circumstances for the time being, she lost control of her moped, hit a kerb and she fell on the asphalt.
A moped was later seized by police officers and the uninjured boy was reunited with his mother.
The teenager was riding his Gilera moped along Grange Park Road in St Helens, when he collided with a Volkswagen Polo at the junction with Leslie Ro a d .
There's nothing wrong with mopeds, but decent train and bus services would be infinitely preferable.
The raiders leap back on their moped to flee, as the biker waves his thanks to the van man.
The 19 and 20-year-old Larnaca residents were stopped on the moped at 2.
A spokesman from the Cyprus Police said: "A 22-year-old woman was fatally injured in a moped accident in Ayia Napa.
Caernarfon Crown Court heard the 16-year-old moped rider was hurled into a ditch and suffered lifechanging extensive injuries.
A FIFTEEN year-old girl lured a teenager to a car park in Birmingham on the promise of a date - but then robbed him of his phone and moped while disguised as a male.
A LEPTON teenager is facing a 12-month driving ban after being found guilty of riding his moped with no insurance.
He also pointed it in the face of a moped rider and pulled the trigger three times.
The man threatened the guard before snatching the cash box and riding off on a blue Yamaha moped.
AN EDINBURGH youth who stabbed another teenager to death because he was jealous of his moped has been caged for at least nine years.