Definition of bog / down phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

bog / down

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    bog something/somebody down (in something)

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  1. 1to make something sink into mud or wet ground The tank became bogged down in mud.
  2. 2 to prevent someone from making progress in an activity We shouldn't get bogged down in details.
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