get stuck while doing something;
"She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"
cause to get stuck as if in a mire;
"The mud mired our cart"
be unable to move further;
"The car bogged down in the sand"
cause to slow down or get stuck;
"The vote would bog down the house"
- In practice, they may become bogged down by wrangling.
- The vote would bog down the house.
- I got bogged down in a long, fruitless discussion.