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be/get bogged down

phrasal verb with bog uk   /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 complaintsUK Try not to get too bogged down in the details.
Translations of “be/get bogged down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 陷於停滯狀態…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陷于停滞状态…
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