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vb, bogs, bogging or bogged
(when: tr, often passive) to impede or be impeded physically or mentally
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|Verb||1.||bog down - get stuck while doing something; "She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"|
|2.||bog down - cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"|
|3.||bog down - be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"|
stand still - remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile; "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by"
|4.||bog down - cause to slow down or get stuck; "The vote would bog down the house"|