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English definition of “be/get bogged down”

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 complaintsUK Try not to get too bogged down in the details.
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