get bogged down

become stuck in a difficult situation, encounter problems, be "stuck"

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • bog down, to get bogged down — {v. phr.}, {mostly intransitive or passive} 1. To stop progressing; to slow to a halt. * /Work on the new building bogged down, because the contractor didn t deliver the needed concrete blocks./ 2. To become entangled with a variety of obstacles… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bog down, to get bogged down — {v. phr.}, {mostly intransitive or passive} 1. To stop progressing; to slow to a halt. * /Work on the new building bogged down, because the contractor didn t deliver the needed concrete blocks./ 2. To become entangled with a variety of obstacles… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bog\ down,\ to\ get\ bogged\ down — v. phr. mostly intransitive or passive 1. To stop progressing; to slow to a halt. Work on the new building bogged down, because the contractor didn t deliver the needed concrete blocks. 2. To become entangled with a variety of obstacles making… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bogged down — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ I ve been bogged down with work this week. ▪ become, get ADVERB ▪ hopelessly ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • bogged down — ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, usu ADJ in n If you get bogged down in something, it prevents you from making progress or getting something done. But why get bogged down in legal details?... Sometimes this fact is obscured because churches get so bogged… …   English dictionary

  • get stuck — verb be unable to move further The car bogged down in the sand • Syn: ↑grind to a halt, ↑bog down, ↑mire • Derivationally related forms: ↑mire (for: ↑mire) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bog down — verb 1. get stuck while doing something (Freq. 1) She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation • Syn: ↑bog • Hypernyms: ↑break, ↑break off, ↑discontinue, ↑stop …   Useful english dictionary

  • bog down — phrasal verb [transitive, usually passive] Word forms bog down : present tense I/you/we/they bog down he/she/it bogs down present participle bogging down past tense bogged down past participle bogged down 1) be/get bogged down to be or become so… …   English dictionary

  • bog down — {v. phr.} To be immobilized in mud, snow, etc.; slow down. * /Our research got bogged down for a lack of appropriate funding./ * /Don t get bogged down in too much detail when you write an action story./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bog down — {v. phr.} To be immobilized in mud, snow, etc.; slow down. * /Our research got bogged down for a lack of appropriate funding./ * /Don t get bogged down in too much detail when you write an action story./ …   Dictionary of American idioms


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