- v. Simple past tense and past participle of bog.
“He would complete a term bogged down by bickering with Timoshenko and hampered by one of Europe's deepest recessions and strained relations with Russia, analysts said.”
“Like his first presidential friend, Bill Clinton, whose second term bogged down in the Monica Lewinsky affair, he is dogged by a miniscandal of his own -- the so-called cash-for-peerages imbroglio in which donors allegedly gave big loans to the Labour Party in exchange for seats in the House of Lords.”
“We also need a deeper view, or we shall remain bogged in the morass of cheap politics, which accounts for our present plight quite as much as bad economics-perhaps even more.”
“His second term bogged down in disputes with the Legislature and seemed lackluster.”
“Obama also will run for re-election in 2012 and does not want to see his campaign for a second White House term bogged down in another nasty political fight over increasing the country's borrowing limit.”
“I’ve seen many a good title bogged down with comments like: ‘it’s not real if it’s not from Japan’ Perhaps if some authors were quick on the trigger to shoot down that nonsense, immature reviewers might dwindle away…but alas, this is asking for trouble, because even those truly critical of your work will avoiding saying so for fear Rice-Style retribution.”
“But the process to extend his term became bogged down in a series of disputes that had raised an outside chance that Mr. Mueller's tenure would be briefly interrupted.”
“And we have trouble getting artists out there because we're kind of bogged down by the American record industry.”
“' Then we kind of bogged down a little bit, but there were a lot of good things that we saw from all of the groups. '”
“He is trying to push his message forward, but at the same time really kind of bogged down in those two issues.”
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