The alternative is to be more committed than ever to fighting to regain our democracy and take back our economy. If you choose to fight, it will be a long slog. (For many of you, it's already been.) There's no easy formula, no messiah-like candidate, no magic bullet. It requires hard political work at the grass roots of your community, state, and the nation. It means knowing the truth and spreading it. Standing up to the bullies. Working with and through many others. And Never, ever giving up.
By JAMES DAO
The Marine Corps is bringing women into units that had been male-only, starting with its infantry officer school at Quantico, Va., and some ground combat battalions.
Mr. Lilley joined the Central Intelligence Agency in 1951 “as a foot soldier in America’s efforts to keep Asia from being dominated by Communist China,” as he wrote in his memoir.
漫畫來源: Ted Goff
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By CATHERINE RAMPELL
Despite a shortage of doctors in some parts of the United States, a trend that may worsen under the new health care law, it takes years for a foreign doctor to be licensed here.
Marissa Mayer has injected a feeling of hope inside Yahoo, but her first quarterly report card points to a tough slog for the long-ailing Internet pioneer.
Obama Warns of a Long Slog in Libya
U.S. President Obama and British Prime Minister Cameron warned that military operations in Libya could be a long slog that continues until Col. Gadhafi leaves power.
Japan Post Bank's Long Slog to An IPO
Wall Street Journal - USA
That's how Japan Post Bank -- with $2 trillion in deposits -- has managed to sail through the credit crisis unscathed. Fully owned by the government, ...
Unfortunately, the money got lost in between leaving the cheap and nasty airline's bank account and arriving in mine. So we are still slogging it out. Or rather I'm slogging it out, and my bank, First Direct, is doing some admirable slogging on my behalf, but the airline is stonewalling.
It was the question of the day among exhausted Georgians: Where are the United States and NATO?
v., slogged, slog·ging, slogs. v.intr.
- To walk or progress with a slow heavy pace; plod: slog across the swamp; slogged through both volumes.
- To work diligently for long hours: slogged away at Latin.
- To make (one's way) with a slow heavy pace against resistance.
- To strike with heavy blows.
- A long exhausting march or hike: a slog through miles of jungle.
- A long session of hard work: an 18-hour slog in the hay fields.
[Perhaps alteration of SLUG3.]slogger slog'ger n.
2 （…を）重い足どりで歩く, 苦労して進む((on, through ...))；((英))（…に）精を出す((on, away/at ...))
I've been slogging away at this book for two years.
slog it out((英))とことん殴りあう；最後までやり抜く.
slog one's wayたゆまず進む；しんぼう強くやり抜く.
slog (WORK HARD)
1 [I usually + adverb or preposition] MAINLY UK INFORMAL to work hard over a long period, especially doing work that is difficult or boring:
I've been slogging away for days on this essay and I'm still not finished.
2 [I + adverb or preposition] to travel or move with difficulty, for example through wet, sticky soil or snow, or when you are very tired:
Despite the rain, they slogged on for another six miles.
slog noun [S] MAINLY UK INFORMAL
a period of difficult or tiring effort:
The exams were a real hard slog but I'm glad I did them.
That last hill before the finishing-line was a long slog!
verb [T] -gg- UK
to hit a ball hard and often in an uncontrolled way
noun [C] UK INFORMAL
a very hard, and often uncontrolled hit:
And that was a real slog from Kumar.