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verb bog pronunciation in American English /bɑɡ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebogging
past tensebogged
past participlebogged

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phrasal verb

bog down

[transitive] [usually passive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybog down
he/she/itbogs down
present participlebogging down
past tensebogged down
past participlebogged down
  1. 1
    be/get bogged down to be or become so involved with one particular thing that you cannot make any progress

    The meeting got bogged down with disputes about who was going to do what.

    bog down in/with:

    Try not to get bogged down in unnecessary detail.

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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