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Synonyms of slog in English:


  • 1 they were slogging away to meet a deadline
    work hard, toil, labour, work one's fingers to the bone, work like a Trojan/dog, work day and night, exert oneself, keep at it, keep one's nose to the grindstone, grind, slave, grub, plough, plod, peg
    informal beaver, plug, put one's back into something, work one's guts out, work one's socks off, knock oneself out, sweat blood, kill oneself
    British informal graft, fag
    Australian/New Zealand informal bullock
    British vulgar slang work one's balls/arse/nuts off
    North American vulgar slang work one's ass/butt off
    archaic drudge, travail, moil
    [Antonyms] skive, take it easy
  • 2 the three of them slogged around the streets of the capital in the July heat
    British informal trog, yomp
    North American informal schlep
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  • 1 writing the book took 10 months' hard slog
    hard work, toil, toiling, labour, struggle, effort, exertion, grind, {blood, sweat, and tears}, drudgery;
    Herculean task
    informal sweat, elbow grease
    British informal graft
    Australian/New Zealand informal (hard) yakka
    archaic travail, moil
    [Antonyms] leisure, relaxation
  • 2 a steady uphill slog
    Scottish & Irish  traik
    British informal trog, yomp
    North American informal schlep
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