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verb     bog pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebogging
past tensebogged
past participlebogged

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


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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