Definition of bog down phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bog down

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    bog somebody down

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    bog somebody down in something

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    bog something down

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    bog something 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 somebody from making progress in an activity We mustn't get bogged down in details.
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