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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. 2to prevent someone from making progress in an activity We shouldn't get bogged down in details.
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