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English definition of “bog down someone/something”

bog down someone/something

 /ˈbɑɡˈdɑʊn, ˈbɔɡ-/ (-gg-)
verb phrasal verb with bog
to prevent someone or something from moving on or progressing: He's a big-picture leader and doesn't get bogged down in the details.
(Definition of bog down someone/something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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