HyperDic: bog_down

English > 4 senses of the expression bog down:
VERBchangebog down, bogget stuck while doing something
motionbog down, mirecause to get stuck as if in a mire
motionbog down, grind to a halt, get stuck, mirebe unable to move further
changebog down, bogcause to slow down or get stuck
English > bog down: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningget stuck while doing something.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymbog
Broaderbreak, break off, discontinue, stopprevent completion
Spanishatascarse, encallarse
Catalanencallar-se
English > bog down: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningCause to get stuck as if in a mire.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymmire
Cause togrind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, mireBe unable to move further
Similar togrind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, mireBe unable to move further
Spanishatascar
Catalanembussar
English > bog down: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningBe unable to move further.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsgrind to a halt, get stuck, mire
Caused bymire, bog downCause to get stuck as if in a mire
Broaderstand stillRemain in place
Similar tomire, bog downCause to get stuck as if in a mire
Spanishabarrancarse
English > bog down: 4 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningCause to slow down or get stuck.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The vote would bog down the house"
Synonymbog
Broaderslow, slow down, slow upCause to proceed more slowly
Catalanencallar, obstaculitzar

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