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chug

(jargon)
To run slowly; to grind or grovel. "The disk is chugging like crazy."
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Ours was the only village that boasted of a train station and two passenger trains stopped there for ten whole minutes while many other diesel trains chugged on by.
New Delhi , June 22 -- A Delhi Metro train chugged into Gurgaon on Monday, bringing the satellite city a little closer to the national capital and fulfilling the desire of millions of its residents for an effective transport system.
The objective was to provide people a picture of trains that chugged alonghe tracks at the time of India's Independence.
This time Terry and his Brecon-born wife Monica, both in their 70s, with their whippet Jim, are chugging 1,000 miles down the east coast waterways of the United States from Virginia to Florida where no narrowboat has chugged before.
I wonder if Mr Hubball would have the same attitude if it were him or his family that had dialled 999 and the emergency service involved chugged along at 20mph making no sound at all, sitting in every traffic jam it came across.
David Gilmour chugged along for four miles with police slowly following.