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bog

2 verb
     
bog2 past tense and past participle bogged, present participle bogging

bog somebody/something ↔ down

phrasal verb
1 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.
2 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 off

phrasal verb
used to tell someone rudely to go away:
Just bog off!

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