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Definition of slog verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    slog

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//slɑɡ//
     
    (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they slog
     
    he / she / it slogs
     
    past simple slogged
     
    -ing form slogging
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] to work hard and steadily at something, especially something that takes a long time and is boring or difficult slog (away) (at something) He's been slogging away at that piece of music for weeks. slog (through something) The teacher made us slog through long lists of vocabulary. My mother slogged all her life for us. slog your way through something She slogged her way through four piles of ironing.
  2. 2 [intransitive, transitive] to walk or travel somewhere steadily, with great effort or difficulty + adv./prep. I've been slogging around the downtown area all day. slog your way through something He started to slog his way through the undergrowth.
  3. 3[transitive, intransitive] slog (something) (+ adv./prep.) to hit a ball very hard but often without skill
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: slog

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