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jog

verb uk   /dʒɒɡ/  us   /dʒɑːɡ/ (-gg-)

jog verb (RUN)

B1 [I] to run at a slow, regular speed, especially as a form of exercise: "What do you do to keep fit?" "I jog and go swimming." He was walking at a very quick pace and I had to jog to keep up with him.

jog verb (PUSH)

[T] to push or knock someone or something slightly, especially with your arm: A man rushed past and jogged her elbow, making her drop the bag.

jog verb (MOVE FORWARD)

[I + adv/prep] to move forward slowly with a lot of shaking or movement up and down: The horse and cart jogged down the rough track towards the farm. We were getting more and more uncomfortable as we jogged along in the back of the truck.
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jog

noun [S] uk   /dʒɒɡ/  us   /dʒɑːɡ/
a run that you do at a slow, regular speed, especially as a form of exercise: I haven't done much exercise all week, so I think I'll go for a jog this morning.
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