bogged down


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bogged down

adjective entangled, involved, overwhelmed, mixed up, embroiled, enmeshed, ensnared, encumbered But why get bogged down in legal details?
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But the danger is that the Government's proposals for the expansion of airport capacity will get bogged down in long, drawn-out public inquiries, judicial reviews and so on.
If you're dismayed at the deepening Afghan quagmire, wait 'til we've become bogged down in Georgia (the bandit state in the Caucasus, that is, not the Peach State).
Although Sekou's language often gets bogged down in complex wording when simpler ones would have sufficed, Urban Souls is a strong critical ally of the hip-hop generation.
You get bogged down in that type of terrain in no time at all.
They found that some defects bogged down transcription, while others sped up the reading of the genetic code.
The production, designed by Paul Kelly, gets bogged down in clutter to such an extent that artful fancy turns into unintentional kitsch.
Nobody who knows anything about housing wants to get involved with rent policy and get bogged down with administering a system that doesn't contribute to housing.
Additionally, with their IGMP fast leave implementation, our customers don't get bogged down with long channel change delays.
The union held a protest over Thanksgiving weekend at Los Angeles International Airport and the union's executive director, Robert Aquino, said Thursday that talks with the city have bogged down and that the union's patience is waning.
Three sources of water bogged down the area, Ammerman notes: spring water percolating through the soil, runoff from nearby hills after rain and periodic flooding from the Tiber River just to the west.
We have seen agencies experiment with sub-optimal spend analysis approaches and get bogged down with data issues," said Aatish Dedhia, CEO of Zycus Inc.
But negotiations between the state and federal government have bogged down.