slog

slog
slog1 [slɔg US sla:g] v past tense and past participle slogged present participle slogging [i]informal
1.) to work hard at something without stopping, especially when the work is difficult, tiring, or boring
Mother slogged all her life for us.
slog away
After a day slogging away at work, I need to relax.
slog through
You just have to sit down and slog through long lists of new vocabulary.
2.) [always + adverb/preposition]
to make a long hard journey somewhere, especially on foot
He's been slogging round the streets delivering catalogues.
slog your way through/round etc sth
He started to slog his way up the hill.
3.) slog it out
BrE to fight, compete, or argue about something until one side wins
The teams will be slogging it out on Saturday.
slog 2
slog2 n
1.) [singular, U] BrE informal a piece of work that takes a lot of time and effort and is usually boring
It'll be a slog, but I know we can do it.
months of hard slog
2.) [singular]
a long period of tiring walking
a long hard slog uphill

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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