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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bog.

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Examples

  • 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.

    BusinessWeek.com --

  • 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.

    I Did It My Way

  • 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.

    After The Crises—The Clean-Up

  • His second term bogged down in disputes with the Legislature and seemed lackluster.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • 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.

    NPR Topics: News

  • 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.

    Deliver Me From Temptation, Temptation Being Amazon « Whatever

  • 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.

    NYT > Home Page

  • And we have trouble getting artists out there because we're kind of bogged down by the American record industry.

    What Music Is Hot Around The World?

  • '' 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. ''

    USATODAY.com - Football - Indianapolis vs. St. Louis

  • He is trying to push his message forward, but at the same time really kind of bogged down in those two issues.

    CNN Transcript Mar 16, 2008

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