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clog

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclogclog1 /klɒɡ $ klɑːɡ/ (also clog up) verb (clogged, clogging) [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 PREVENTto block something or become blocked 🔊 tourists whose cars clog the roads each summerclog with 🔊 Over many years, the pipes had got clogged up with grease.clogged adjective 🔊 clogged highways→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
clogMagee could feel it clogging his nostrils.The roads were more clogged than earlier in the day.An increased number of arrests has clogged the court system.Don't pour that grease down the drain, or the sink will clog up again.We tend to pursue goals that weaken our will and clog up our view.From both sides of Market, traffic will be so clogged up people will be put off...A utilitarian concrete block clogged with book kiosks and leftist murals, it draws its 17,000 students from six northern provinces.Electricity poles come down, telephone lines sag, and the streets become clogged with mud.
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clogclog2 noun [countable usually plural] 🔊 🔊 clogs.jpg DCCa shoe made of wood with a leather top that covers the front of your foot but not your heel clever clogs at clever(6), → pop your clogs at pop1(13)
Examples from the Corpus
clogThey carried parasols and held them against the driving snow as they minced along in three-inch clogs.Gene tells me that the citizens hold a tulip festival every year and that they also manufacture clogs.I washed and combed and plaited my hair and rubbed my clogs, then I went round and knocked on the door.On my feet are wooden clogs.They were crisscrossed by canvas straps, were shod with hinged wooden clogs.They march in ranks of five, in their wooden clogs.
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Verb table
clog
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyclog
he, she, itclogs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyclogged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave clogged
he, she, ithas clogged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad clogged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill clog
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have clogged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam clogging
he, she, itis clogging
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you, we, theyare clogging
Past
I, he, she, itwas clogging
you, we, theywere clogging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been clogging
he, she, ithas been clogging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been clogging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be clogging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been clogging
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