English version

mope

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmopemope /mΙ™ΚŠp $ moʊp/ verb [intransitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š SAD/UNHAPPYto feel sorry for yourself, without making any effort to do anything or be more happy πŸ”Š Don’t lie there moping on a lovely morning like this! πŸ”Š The week he died, we all sat around and moped. β†’ mope around/about (something)β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
mopeβ€’ I breezed away into a corner where I could sip my vodka-less tonic and mope.β€’ She's just been sitting around moping all day.β€’ Jamie was moping around his flat, existing on cups of tea and stale bread toast.β€’ He's not even attempting to look for a job -- he just mopes around the house all day.β€’ Instead of spending all day moping around the house, why not come help me pick beans?β€’ Other Acutes mope around the room and try not to pay any attention to him.β€’ It would benefit no one if we all sat around moping for the next week.β€’ My Oscars are spending a lot of time moping on the bottom of the tank.β€’ There's no point moping over Jane - she's not worth it.β€’ Don't just lie there moping, waiting for the phone to ring.β€’ But she did not leave them uneasy with the social order or moping with guilt over their comfortable circumstances in life.
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Verb table
mope
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymope
he, she, itmopes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymoped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave moped
he, she, ithas moped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad moped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mope
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have moped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam moping
he, she, itis moping
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you, we, theyare moping
Past
I, he, she, itwas moping
you, we, theywere moping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been moping
he, she, ithas been moping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been moping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be moping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been moping
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