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slog

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslogslog1 /slɒɡ $ slɑːɡ/ verb (slogged, slogging) [intransitive, transitive] informal 🔊 🔊 1 WORK HARDto work hard at something without stopping, especially when the work is difficult, tiring, or boring 🔊 Mother slogged all her life for us.slog away 🔊 After a day slogging away at work, I need to relax.slog through 🔊 You just have to sit down and slog through long lists of new vocabulary.2 DIFFICULT[always + adverb/preposition] to make a long hard journey somewhere, especially on foot 🔊 He’s been slogging round the streets delivering catalogues.slog your way through/round etc something 🔊 He started to slog his way up the hill.3 slog it out→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
slogA soaking wet Connors pushed open the flap and slogged inside.Occasionally he would step down the wicket and slog my straight medium pacer straight and high over my head.Of course we shall sometimes feel lonely but we were never meant, grim-faced and tight-lipped, to slog on alone.But then, so do the 49ers as they slog their way through three more utterly meaningless games.And the defense team, slogging through hour after hour of technical material, grew increasingly annoyed.A truck came down the line picking us up and slogged to a stop in front of his ship.slog your way through/round etc somethingBut then, so do the 49ers as they slog their way through three more utterly meaningless games.
slogslog2 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [singular, uncountable] British English informalWORK THAT somebody DOES a piece of work that takes a lot of time and effort and is usually boring 🔊 It’ll be a slog, but I know we can do it. 🔊 months of hard slog2 WALK[singular] a long period of tiring walking 🔊 a long hard slog uphill
Examples from the Corpus
slogBut it was also going to be a boring slog.The game was a hard slog with no finesse, despite the promotion aspirations of both sides.From there it was a hard slog to Tokai but, once there, the wine!The campaign promises to be a long, hard slog.It will be a whole year of hard slog before you see their like again ... if you're lucky!Now, their lustre faded, they must plough through the qualifying slog to get there.hard slogThe season had been a hard slog and he felt a break was in the player's interests.The game was a hard slog with no finesse, despite the promotion aspirations of both sides.From there it was a hard slog to Tokai but, once there, the wine!Just hard slog to move up the world rankings.Then came Edinburgh and the long hard slog of a medical degree and the various hospital training jobs that followed.It will be a whole year of hard slog before you see their like again ... if you're lucky!The first aspect that presents itself is one of sheer hard slog!hard slogThe season had been a hard slog and he felt a break was in the player's interests.The game was a hard slog with no finesse, despite the promotion aspirations of both sides.From there it was a hard slog to Tokai but, once there, the wine!Just hard slog to move up the world rankings.Then came Edinburgh and the long hard slog of a medical degree and the various hospital training jobs that followed.It will be a whole year of hard slog before you see their like again ... if you're lucky!The first aspect that presents itself is one of sheer hard slog!
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Verb table
slog
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyslog
he, she, itslogs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslogged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slogged
he, she, ithas slogged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slogged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slog
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slogged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam slogging
he, she, itis slogging
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you, we, theyare slogging
Past
I, he, she, itwas slogging
you, we, theywere slogging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been slogging
he, she, ithas been slogging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been slogging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be slogging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been slogging
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