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verb [transitive] milk pronunciation in American English /mɪlk/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theymilk
he/she/itmilks
present participlemilking
past tensemilked
past participlemilked
  1. 2
    to get a lot of personal advantage or benefit from something, especially in a dishonest way

    He managed to boost business by milking his connections with celebrities.

    milk something for all it is worth (=get as much advantage as possible from it):

    Both parties have milked the political situation for all it's worth.

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