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English definition of “be/get bogged down”

be/get bogged down

phrasal verb with bog     /bɒɡ/ US  /bɑːɡ/ verb (-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 .Experiencing difficulties
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