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Topic: OTHER SPORTS

Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Probably from shog 'to shake, push' (14-19 centuries)

jog

1 verb
     
jog
jog1 past tense and past participle jogged, present participle jogging
1 [intransitive]DSO to run slowly and steadily, especially as a way of exercising:
I go jogging every morning.
2 [transitive] to knock or push something lightly by mistake [= bump]:
You jogged my elbow.
3

jog somebody's memory

to make someone remember something:
Perhaps this photo will help to jog your memory.

jog along

phrasal verb
to continue in the same way as usual:
We were jogging along comfortably and enjoying our work.
WORD FOCUS: run WORD FOCUS: run
for exercise: jog

very quickly because you are in a hurry: dash, tear, sprint


See also
run
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