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English verb: bog down

1. bog down (change) get stuck while doing something


SamplesShe bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation.


Synonymsbog


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)break, break off, discontinue, stop

2. bog down (motion) cause to get stuck as if in a mire


SamplesThe mud mired our cart.


Synonymsmire


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Causebog down, get stuck, grind to a halt, mire


Verb groupbog down, get stuck, grind to a halt, mire

3. bog down (motion) be unable to move further


SamplesThe car bogged down in the sand.


Synonymsget stuck, grind to a halt, mire


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)stand still


Verb groupbog down, mire

4. bog down (change) cause to slow down or get stuck


SamplesThe vote would bog down the house.


Synonymsbog


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)slow, slow down, slow up









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