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verb informal slog pronunciation in British English /slɒɡ/
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present tense
present participleslogging
past tenseslogged
past participleslogged
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to work hard and for a long time doing something that is difficult or boring

    I slogged my way through the first 200 pages before finally abandoning it.

    slog away:

    Most of the night was spent slogging away at the report.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to make a long and tiring journey somewhere, especially by walking
    slog up/through/along etc:

    The soldiers were slogging through the mud.

  3. 3
    [transitive] to hit someone or something very hard, especially in sport
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