mope around

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Verb1.mope around - move around slowly and aimlessly
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
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You can't just sit and mope around. That was a real kick up the backside.
But for a side that harbours ambitions of winning promotion to the top flight this season, Carson says there is no time for the team to mope around.
"It was important for me to get that balance of playing and at the same time trying to help the younger boys who are not playing and not just mope around and strop, if you like," he added.
As I'm sure you can imagine, it has come as a big shock, but I'm not one to mope around feeling sorry for myself.
Well, I mope around a lot less than I used to--although, when I do mope around, it's pretty good!
"We can mope around if we want or we can start looking forward and planning to next season," he added.
Maybe he still feels aggrieved about being dropped in the first place but you can't mope around. He just wasn't at the races and we missed Jamie Carragher terribly.
"I don't think players mope around too long about the manager, and I mean that with real respect for Nigel.
It is easy to mope around but you have to take the positives.
"I am a very positive person and we can't feel sorry for ourselves, mope around, and expect people to help us," said Clark.
We've had vampire diaries, vampires being brought 'out of the coffin', vampires who sparkle and vampires who mope around feeling sorry for themselves.