bog down

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Synonyms for bog down

get stuck while doing something

cause to get stuck as if in a mire

be unable to move further

cause to slow down or get stuck


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With all of these couple of hundred drives on a Fibre Channel loop, when you interrupt the loop to do an addition, you basically still have access but you sort of cause things to bog down.
Similarly, telecommunications currently bog down at switching hubs, where optical signals must shunt briefly to less efficient, electronic routing equipment.
It will probably not be only non-Germanists who bog down in three middle chapters of the book where Newman analyzes at length and in (too) much detail the function of the text as institution on the basis of three sorts of works produced by the "Pegnitz-Schafer": language theory tomes, works of poetics, and pastorals.
Either the city or a cable operator can initiate the formal process at the outset, or at any time if informal negotiations bog down.
Overall, this is an inspiring true story, but it does bog down a little, and the Lieutenant General tends to pontificate and preach a hit.