bog2 past tense and past participle bogged, present participle bogging
bog somebody/something ↔ downphrasal verb
if a process or plan becomes bogged down, it is delayed so that no progress is made:
Talks to settle the pay dispute have become bogged down.
bog somebody/something ↔ down in
Don't let yourself get bogged down in minor details.
if something gets bogged down, it becomes stuck in soft ground and is unable to move:
The car got bogged down in the mud.
bog offphrasal verb
Just bog off!