muddle along


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muddle along

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muddle on

vb
(intr, adverb) to proceed in a disorganized way
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I dare say the old country'll muddle along through our time."
And it is thanks to them that the north-east is such a special place, so rich in community spirit, where compassion doesn't just muddle along, it properly thrives.
They just muddle along getting deeper into trouble simply because they can't do basic maths.
The creamy discs tilt this way and that, colliding with each other in a random muddle along the edge of the highway, forming an otherworldly landscape of canopies, terraces and enigmatic slit windows." Similarly, the New York Times, said the museum which tells the story of Qatar, from prehistoric times to the present day, will get most attention for its astonishing architecture.
In other words, the PML-N wallahs had always wanted to muddle along with the system as it was.
When the Entrenched Board did not reach this same conclusion during the strategic review and instead decided to muddle along and drive shares down further, we decided to challenge its leadership to benefit all shareholders.
Or will we continue to muddle along and hope that our system will get over the hiccups and arrive at some political solution?
For now we'll muddle along, taking advice from the professionals, close friends and family members wherever we can.
Proof of wisdom is only ever retrospective, if we have a soft Brexit and we muddle along as we have been doing for the last few decades then we may never know if a hard Brexit or a decision to remain would have been better.
Scores continue to muddle along. This is not something we're going to spend our way out of, and this is not something we're going to mandate or regulate our way out of" (video).
Marie, of Wingate, said: "I was left to muddle along, with both myself and Daniel's younger sister having to cope with his regular outbursts when the strains of normal life became too much for him.
Charles Collyns, chief economist for the Institute of International Finance in Washington and a former US Treasury official, said, 'The global economy will continue to muddle along.'