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limp

2 verb
     
limp2 [intransitive]
1 to walk slowly and with difficulty because one leg is hurt or injured:
Moreno limped off the field with a foot injury.
2 [always + adverb/preposition] if a ship or aircraft limps somewhere, it goes there slowly, because it has been damaged
limp into
The damaged liner limped into New York.

limp along

phrasal verb
if a company, project etc limps along, it is not successful:
The team is limping along in fifth place.
WORD FOCUS: walk WORD FOCUS: walk
stroll in a relaxed way for pleasure
wander
with no aim or direction
stride
in a confident or angry way
march
soldiers
hike
for long distances in the countryside or the mountains
tiptoe
very quietly
wade
through water
stagger
in an unsteady way because you are drunk or injured
limp
with difficulty because one leg is painful or injured
walk

See also
walk

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