clog (something) with (something)

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clog (something) with (something)

To obstruct something with something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "clog" and "up." This cold has clogged my nose with so much mucus that I can hardly breathe. One of the kids clogged the pipes with action figures.
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clog something with something

to block or obstruct a channel or conduit with something. The neighbors clogged the creek with their brush and leaves. Please don't clog the drain with garbage.
See also: clog
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It has been said that the whale only breathes through his spout-hole; if it could truthfully be added that his spouts are mixed with water, then I opine we should be furnished with the reason why his sense of smell seems obliterated in him; for the only thing about him that at all answers to his nose is that identical spout-hole; and being so clogged with two elements, it could not be expected to have the power of smelling.
I have known a great deal of the trouble of annuities; for my mother was clogged with the payment of three to old superannuated servants by my father's will, and it is amazing how disagreeable she found it.
The CDRM said the rivers were already clogged with all kinds of waste from the city's commercial district and poblacion.
"Most of the people drained the water at a nearby street where it has been accumulating, causing bad smells and it can be observed adjacent to Farooqia Market of F/6, the whole street is clogged with stagnant water", said Mohsin Khan, a resident of F-6 sector.
When it is open--knob in the pushed-in position--the A/C evaporator coils get clogged with dirt, hindering your A/C's performance.
Visual inspection revealed that the passage running through the brick was clogged with an unknown material.
For years, cardiologists thought of the artery as a rigid tube with cholesterol and other goo piling up inside, much as a bathroom pipe gets clogged with debris.
Air ducts get so clogged with dust that there's no way for foul smells to escape, and trash chutes become a virtual buffet for pests and vermin.
* For tub and shower drains that get clogged with hair, regular use of a chemical drain cleaner like Drano will help prevent buildup.
If the drain hole gets clogged with gunk and overflows the cup, it can spill over on a hot generator.
Using an X-ray method called angiography, Yeung's group obtained a baseline picture of the arteries, classifying them as relatively smooth, irregular (with a modest amount of plaque) or stenosed (clogged with plaque).