Bogged
Bog Bog, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bogged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bogging}.] To sink, as into a bog; to submerge in a bog; to cause to sink and stick, as in mud and mire. [1913 Webster]

At another time, he was bogged up to the middle in the slough of Lochend. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • bogged down — ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, usu ADJ in n If you get bogged down in something, it prevents you from making progress or getting something done. But why get bogged down in legal details?... Sometimes this fact is obscured because churches get so bogged… …   English dictionary

  • bogged down — adjective a) Stuck, as if in a bog. It was Mr. Womble that tied the rope to the car that was bogged down, and I was the one that tied the other end of it to the end of the truck... b) Stuck; mired, as in detail, difficulty; delayed or made slower …   Wiktionary

  • bogged down — adj. stuck, delayed, caused to slow down; caught in; mired …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bog down, to get bogged down — {v. phr.}, {mostly intransitive or passive} 1. To stop progressing; to slow to a halt. * /Work on the new building bogged down, because the contractor didn t deliver the needed concrete blocks./ 2. To become entangled with a variety of obstacles… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bog down, to get bogged down — {v. phr.}, {mostly intransitive or passive} 1. To stop progressing; to slow to a halt. * /Work on the new building bogged down, because the contractor didn t deliver the needed concrete blocks./ 2. To become entangled with a variety of obstacles… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bog\ down,\ to\ get\ bogged\ down — v. phr. mostly intransitive or passive 1. To stop progressing; to slow to a halt. Work on the new building bogged down, because the contractor didn t deliver the needed concrete blocks. 2. To become entangled with a variety of obstacles making… …   Словарь американских идиом

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