English version

plod on/along

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplod on/along phrasal verbto work slowly or make slow progress, especially in a way that is boring For years he had plodded along in a series of boring office jobs. plod→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
plod on/alongDespite the riots caused by Mr Hani's murder, multi-party talks on a new constitution have plodded on.I go to the gym in spite of myself, puffing and plodding along.You either opt out or plod on and make the most of it.I plodded along in the ditch.We just plodded along like a bunch of sheep.We are rarely content to plod along mechanically.Capitin plodded on, old and remote.The movie plods along with predictable twists and turns you can see coming for miles.
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Verb table
plod
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyplod
he, she, itplods
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyplodded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave plodded
he, she, ithas plodded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad plodded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill plod
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have plodded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam plodding
he, she, itis plodding
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you, we, theyare plodding
Past
I, he, she, itwas plodding
you, we, theywere plodding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been plodding
he, she, ithas been plodding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been plodding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be plodding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been plodding
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