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slog

Pronunciation: /slɑːg; slɒg/

Translation of slog in Spanish:

noun/nombre

[colloquial/familiar] (no plural/sin plural)
  • 1 (struggle, toil) it was a long slog up the hill subir la cuesta fue un gran esfuerzo or nos ( or les etc) costó mucho we've got a long slog ahead of us tenemos un largo y arduo camino por delante
    Example sentences
    • ‘It's hard, work, a hard slog and I wish you the best of luck,’ said Mr Miller.
    • I'm working with you everyday to get those chubby legs of yours to assume more responsibility, but this is a hard slog as your are so very stubborn.
    • ‘It is marvellous to see something like this coming together after so many years of a hard slog,’ she said.
  • 2 (blow) golpe (masculine) he gave the ball a hard slog bateó ( or pateó etc) la pelota con fuerza
    Example sentences
    • Bichel went to tea on 45 not out with a series of arrow-straight slogs, and brought up his maiden Test fifty straight after tea with a driven single off Banks.
    • I've got past my horrendous slog in the first innings, so we'll be trying hard.
    • A couple of slogs by Sami then happened and he was caught plumb in front by Kumble.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-gg-)

  • caminar trabajosamente we slogged up the hill subimos la colina con dificultad or con gran esfuerzo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-gg-)

  • golpear to slog it out (fight to the end) luchar hasta el final (fight) pelear a puñetazos they were slogging it out on the street estaban peleando a puñetazos en la calle they're slogging it out for control of the market están luchando todo lo que pueden por conseguir el control del mercado

Phrasal verbs

slog away

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (British English/inglés británico)
[colloquial/familiar] sudar tinta [colloquial/familiar], trabajar duro (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina)

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