Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “be/get bogged down”

See all translations

be/get bogged down

verb uk phrasal verb with bog   /bɒɡ/ us    /bɑːɡ/ (-gg-)
to be/become so involved in something difficult or complicated that you cannot do anything else: Let's not get bogged down with individual complaints UK Try not to get too bogged down in the details.
Translations of “be/get bogged down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 陷於停滯狀態…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陷于停滞状态…
(Definition of be/get bogged down from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of be/get bogged down?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

baby

a very young child, especially one that has not yet begun to walk or talk

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More