n[colloquial/familiar] (no pl)
- 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 delanteMore 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 (m) he gave the ball a hard slog bateó ( or pateó etc) la pelota con fuerzaMore 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.
Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.
- caminar trabajosamente we slogged up the hill subimos la colina con dificultad or con gran esfuerzoMore example sentences
- You could be sitting there in absolutely untenable conditions, in water that is filled with disease and germs for months to come, walking through it, slogging through it.
- You're slogging through the mud every step of the way.
- With difficulty, he slogged toward the door we entered from.
- 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 mercadoMore example sentences
- His company makes the rival whiskey which slogs it out for the hearts of the southern drinker.
- At least the diary section of the site is still a good laugh, where you can read about Lucy slogging it out in crap clubs in Stockport and Dundee in an effort to place her single this week.
- I'm sure they were slogging it out like we were at around the same time.
slog awayv + adv (BrE)
- [colloquial/familiar] sudar tinta [familiar/colloquial], trabajar duro (esp AmL)