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English definition of “slog”

slog

noun [S] (HARD WORK)    /slɒɡ/ US  /slɑːɡ/ mainly UK informal
a period of difficult or tiring effort: The exams were a real hard slog but I'm glad I did them. That last hill before the finishing-line was a long slog!Effort and expending energyTrying and making an effort
(Definition of slog noun (HARD WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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