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    2. i haven't heard "dipping limply along" but similarly, "limping along" means that someone/something is not doing well. for example, "the team was limping along in 5th place" or "the company is limping along"

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    2. It is the opposite of stiff/rigid. For example, if someone gives you a very limp handshake, that would be the opposite of firm. Or a dead body for example would "lie limply on the ground" since it is lifeless. -"loosely" might perhaps be another synonym...

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    2. If you break your arm let's say just above the wrist. Now hold your arm out straight in front of you. Your hand and wrist will hang limply. ...because there is nothing to support it.

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