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go for a horizontal jog

slang To have sex, especially sexual intercourse. My brother spends his weekends cruising the bars around town in hopes of going for a horizontal jog.
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horizontal jogging

slang The act of sex, especially sexual intercourse. My brother spends his weekends cruising the bars around town in hopes of going for some horizontal jogging.
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jog (one's) memory

To cause one to remember something. I tried jogging Mom's memory, but she couldn't remember Joe's phone number either. I had no recollection of that vacation until the photo jogged my memory.
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jog along

1. verb Literally, to run along at a slow and deliberate pace. We were running a little late for class, so we jogged along from the library toward the lecture hall. Someone made a very rude remark, but I just pretended that I hadn't heard them and kept jogging along.
2. verb By extension, to make progress slowly, deliberately, or patiently. Though the economic downturn hurt the company's profits, we've been able to keep jogging along until things begin to improve. The team has been jogging along on this project for several years now, so hopefully they've got something good to show for it.
3. expression Go away; get lost. Primarily heard in UK. Jog along, you tosser! Quit disturbing our customers!
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jog on

1. Literally, to run along at a slow and deliberate place. We were running a little late for class, so we jogged on from the library toward the lecture hall.
2. By extension, to make progress slowly, deliberately, or patiently. Though the economic downturn hurt the company's profits, we've been able to keep jogging on until things begin to improve.
3. Go away; get lost; beat it. Primarily heard in UK. Jog on, you lout! Quit disturbing our customers!
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jog the/(someone's) mind

To stimulate someone's memory or mental acuity. It's important for children to begin reading early, as it will jog their minds as they develop. Creating little mnemonic devices can help to jog the mind when you are studying for an exam.
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jog to (some direction)

To turn or veer sharply in some direction. Be careful driving down the hill, because the road jogs to the left at the bottom and it's very hard to see it coming in the dark. The hurricane that looked like it was going to annihilate the small island thankfully jogged to the north instead.
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jog along

to trot or run along at a slow pace. She was jogging along quite happily. I had been jogging along for a few minutes when my shoelaces broke.
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jog someone's memory

Fig. to stimulate someone's memory to recall something. Hearing the first part of the song I'd forgotten really jogged my memory. DI tried to jog Bill's memory about our childhood antics.
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jog to the right

 and jog to the left
[for a road, path, etc.] to turn to the right or left. The road jogs to the right here. Don't run off. Keep going until the road jogs to the left. Our driveway is on the right side.
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jog somebody’s ˈmemory

help somebody to remember something: So you don’t remember Mary Woodson? Well, here’s a photograph of you with her which might jog your memory.
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11: 24min walk/jog - aim for 12min jog continuous then walk/jog.
12: 26min walk/jog - aim for 14min jog continuous then walk/jog.
13: 28min walk/jog - aim for 16min jog continuous then walk/jog.
STAR EXAMPLE Rugby star Barry John with pupils from Bryn Celyn Primary School at the start of the jog. PICTURE: Peter Bolter
The training programme is for beginners who hope to jog most of the 5k but with a few short breaks to walk.
Day 5 or 6: Jog 3 minutes, walk three minutes, repeat 5 times
DAY TWO: 10 x 200m fast strides including 200m recovery jogs.
DAY ONE: 10 minutes jog then two x five minutes threshold pace (five minutes jog after each).
DAY THREE: 10 mins easy, then five x one min fast, two slow, then five mins jog.
There will be a warm-up by Fitness First gym staff at 2.45pm and the jog starts at 3pm.
Walk and stretch as before followed by 1-min jog, 1-min walk,2-min jog,2-min walk,2-min jog,2-min walk, 1-min jog.
Walk and stretch as before followed by 2-min jog, 2-min walk,3-min jog,3-min walk,2-min jog, 2-min walk.
Walk and stretch followed by 2-min jog, 2-min walk, 4-min jog, 4-min walk, 2-min jog.
2-minute jog, 2-minute walk, 5-minute jog, 5-minute walk, 2-minute jog, 2-minute walk.
2-minute jog, 2-minute walk, 8-minute jog, 5-minute walk.