Definition of 'slog'
Example sentences containing 'slog'
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He stays further and will be a threat if this is a real slog. The Sun (2014)The hard administrative slog of setting up the charity has now begun. The Sun (2011)But this book recounts the long hard slog that got him there. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Certainly a real slog would not play to his strengths. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But there will be more hard slog. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And sometimes the long slog of piling on pounds seems tough. The Sun (2014)But it is still going to be a real slog to reach safety. The Sun (2009)And now the hard slog is paying off. The Sun (2011)This is always a dour test and the prospect of overnight rain could make it a real slog. The Sun (2013)They were struggling home yesterday and if the forecast rain arrives it will be a real slog up the hill today. The Sun (2006)The first is to build a stronger appetite within the public sector for the hard slog of making change a reality. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But queuing at a car park for an hour to slog around the shops is not my idea of the perfect weekend. The Sun (2008)It's what makes slogging around at work worthwhile. The Sun (2008)And it doesn't have to be an uphill slog. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She has been slogging away nonstop for the past 18 months touring around the world. The Sun (2010)But it wasn't all hill runs and slogging about in the elements. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was going to be a long, hard slog. Times, Sunday Times (2006)After the hard slog of six weeks' training, body and mind were not quite in sync. Times, Sunday Times (2011)WHETHER it is after a day of sightseeing or the slog from work, give your feet a boost with a refreshing spray. The Sun (2015)But don't panic - there is an alternative to slogging around the shops and post office this yuletide to send bits of dead tree. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'slog'
Used Occasionally. slog is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'slog'
British English: slog VERB
If you slog through something, you work hard and steadily through it.
They secure their degrees by slogging through an intensive 11-month course.
British English: slog NOUN
If you describe a task as a slog, you mean that it is tiring and requires a lot of effort.
I eventually got financial backing, but it was a slog.
Definition of slog from the Collins English Dictionary
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