Slog in a sentence as a verb

It's going to be a long slog to go from 1 million users to 10 million users.

Take it as it comes, meet it with your head up, and when you have to slog through the ********, slog through it.

This is the hard slog where you have to know that while time has slowed to a crawl for you, it hasn't changed for the audience.

Math didn't matter much in my first 10 years or so, but it matters a lot to me now, and doing it on my own is a slog.

The sheer bulk of the landmass makes an invasion from any direction a long slow slog to occupy the rest of the country.

Given the history, my money says it's still going to be a long, hard slog -- perhaps decades, but still, a promising approach.

But at some point, if we plan to ever get humans to other planets, we're going to have to do the low ROI slog of figuring out the basics.

This bypasses the slog through submitting a resume and fighting against 20+ other candidates for a position.

Then after the big monitor honeymoon phase is over and the daily slog begins, the engineers realize that they have a big monitor that buries them in the horrible culture of the company that attracts people based on looks and surface happiness.

A job is a job, no matter what your passion is - and someone who will patiently and carefully slog through for 40 hours a week regardless of their passions is worth more to my team than somebody who'll give 80 hours a week to their one passion and zero hours to anything different.

Slog definitions


work doggedly or persistently; "She keeps plugging away at her dissertation"


walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"

See also: footslog plod trudge tramp


strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat; "He slugged me so hard that I passed out"

See also: slug swig