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stagger around

To walk or shuffle around (some place) in an swerving, unsteady manner. I suddenly became very disoriented and began staggering around the room like an old drunk. I don't really find it enjoyable to drink to the point where all I can do is mumble and stagger around. The actor staggered around the stage in a particularly hammy death scene.
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stagger around

to go about tottering or wobbling, especially as if drunk. The wounded man staggered around and then fell. A lot of people came out of the party and staggered around.
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On one memorable Saturday night, as I staggered around the floor doing my version of a ballroom dance, my partner whispered in my ear: "I can't do the quickstep." I replied: "It's alright I'm doing the waltz.
Marchetti, from Glasgow, guzzled miniatures after taking off from Gatwick last Thursday then staggered around the plane telling staff he wanted to get off.
Foster could barely control his laughter on his prank and be could not hold the camera steady as Forster staggered around the tee in shock, but recovered around quickly on seeing the funny side and posed for the camera with his arms above his head, saying that he 'smashed it', the report added.
The prosecutor told magistrates that upon the officers' request Lee got up and staggered around, clearly drunk.
The 4ft 8in 5ft-6-and-a half Essex lad looked a lot like the missing link as he staggered around London's Victoria Park, necking drinks and giggling.
TIPSY Denise staggered around a hotel ballroom this week, downing white wine and even helping herself to dregs from other people's glasses.
A huge suicide car bomb struck near the Indian embassy in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 12 people and injuring 83 in the latest in a wave of deadly attacks on the Afghan capital, officials said.<p>Windows were blown from dozens of shops and survivors staggered around the bloodied streets in the heavily fortified central diplomatic area, after the fifth suicide strike in Kabul in two months.
He was attacked in Foxglove Road and staggered around the corner before collapsing in Speedwell Road.
Yet, on the MTV Video Music Awards, she staggered around like a zombie and hopelessly "lip-synched" to a record.
Bystanders scrambled over twisted metal to drag victims from the smouldering wreckage as Iraqi guards staggered around stunned.
The 31-year-old staggered around the ring in a daze before returning to his corner, where he remained in obvious distress for around ten minutes, clutching the top rope with both hands and unable to move.
Pete staggered around on stage and even snogged a MALE fan during the chaotic 90-minute set with his band Babyshambles.
Police said a fight broke out inside the club and then continued outside and it is believed Mr Parke staggered around the corner from the club into Bourne Street where he collapsed from his injuries.
CCTV showed officers browsing the force Facebook page and chatting about the Blues before Lloyd Butler, 39, staggered around his cell and later hit his head on the wall.
Speaking as someone who staggered around the course in 2011 and accessorised my look with nothing but expressions of panic and pain, I hereby waddle to her defence.