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muddle along

(intransitive, adverb) to proceed in a disorganized way
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  • For years England managed to muddle along with Ireland by inviting nationalists out to dinner.

    Pieces of Hate Heywood Broun
  • He would let England muddle along somehow till he made this alliance with the beautiful Missourienne.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
  • I would not be obliged to muddle along in the blind fashion of the last two days, feeling a frightful fool.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • I don't intend to muddle along making a pittance like a hand logger.

    Big Timber Bertrand W. Sinclair

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