clog

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈklɒg/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/klɑg, klɔg/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(klog, klôg)


Inflections of 'clog' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
clogs
v 3rd person singular
clogging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
clogged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
clogged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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clog

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. There's a clog in the [toilet, pipes, sink, drain].
  2. caused a clog in the [toilet]
  3. cannot get the clog out of the [toilet]
  4. The clog caused the [toilet, sink] to overflow.
  5. need to fix this clog [fast, immediately]
  6. [remove, unblock, clear] the clog
  7. [plunge, snake] the clog
  8. call a plumber to [fix, remove] the clog
  9. The [tax, duty] is a clog on the [market, industry].
  10. [wearing] a pair of clogs
  11. [sell, make, buy, wear] clogs
  12. [Dutch, wooden, traditional] clogs
  13. [plain, designer, patterned, black] clogs
  14. clogs with [straps, sole, holes]
  15. clogs with [suede, leather] straps
  16. [dressed, dancing, walking] in clogs
  17. [had, with] clogs on (their feet)
  18. Clogs are [typical of, associated with] Holland.
  19. These clogs are [comfortable, uncomfortable, weird, hard].
v
  1. clogged (up) the [drain, pipe, toilet]
  2. clogged the [drain] (up)
  3. [hair, food, grime] clogged the [drain]
  4. [leaves, snow, mush, mud] clogged the gutters
  5. [fat, cholesterol] clogged his arteries
  6. [fatty food, lots of sugar] clogs (up) your arteries
  7. the [drain, filter] has clogged up [again, twice]
  8. has clogged up with [leaves, dirt]
  9. the [drain] clogs up [repeatedly, easily]
  10. prevent the [drain] from clogging (up)
  11. [cars, traffic] clogged (up) the [road, highway]
  12. [people, tourists, shoppers, fans] clogged the [stadium, streets, city center]
n as adj
  1. clog-dancing (shoes)
  2. is a clog dancer
  3. a clog maker
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