From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbog somebody/something ↔ down phrasal verb1DELAYif a process or plan becomes bogged down, it is delayed so that no progress is madeTalks to settle the pay dispute have become bogged down.be/get bogged down in somethingDon’t let yourself get bogged down in minor details.2MOVE/CHANGE POSITIONif something gets bogged down, it becomes stuck in soft ground and is unable to movebe/get bogged down in somethingThe car got bogged down in the mud. Grammar Bog down is usually passive. →bog
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bog down• If the necklace is bogging me down, then those things are doing it too.