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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mope around

verb
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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