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trudge along

1. To walk onward with heavy, laborious steps. We trudged along through the thick mud, weighed down as much by hunger and fatigue as by our packs. Are we almost there yet? We've been trudging along for over an hour!
2. To walk over the length of something with heavy, laborious steps. I trudged along the sidewalk that led to my office building, dreading the confrontation I would have with the boss. The kids trudged along the trail behind their parents in sullen silence.
3. To make progress at a slow, arduous pace. The work was horribly tedious, but I just put on my headphones and kept trudging along. I know the last few weeks have been hard for the whole team, but we've got to trudge along to the end.
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trudge along

to plod along on foot. It seemed as if we trudged along for miles. As we trudged along, we forgot how cold it was.
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