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verb bog pronunciation in British English /bɒɡ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebogging
past tensebogged
past participlebogged
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phrasal verbs

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
    bog down in/with:

    Try not to get bogged down in unnecessary detail.

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

bog off

[intransitive] [always in imperative]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybog off
he/she/itbogs off
present participlebogging off
past tensebogged off
past participlebogged off
British spoken
impolite used for telling someone rudely to go away

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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