|Sumpf englanniksi||cesspool de, quagmire de, marsh de, swamp de|
: That quagmire regularly swallows caught-up hikers boots
: The paperwork got lost in a quagmire of bureaucracy.
: Those election results are a quagmire for any coalition except one of national union
: The boat was swamped in the storm.
: I have been swamped with paperwork ever since they started using the new system.
*: Mr. Spitzer’s defeat of his Democratic opponent ... ended a primary season in which Hillary Rodham Clinton swamped an antiwar challenger for renomination to the Senate.
*: The Whig majority of the house of Lords was swamped by the creation of twelve Tory peers.
*: Having swamped himself in following the ignis fatuus of a theory...