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English definition of “be bogged down”

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be bogged down

phrasal verb with bog
 
 
/bɒɡ/ verb ( present participle bogging, past tense and past participle bogged)
to become so involved in something that you cannot do anything else: Try not to get too bogged down in details.Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
Translations of “be bogged down”
in Russian увязать…
in Turkish takılıp kalmak, saplanmak, bulaşmak…
in Polish grzęznąć…
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