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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysuck in
he/she/itsucks in
present participlesucking in
past tensesucked in
past participlesucked in

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  1. be/get sucked in(to) to be unable to stop yourself from getting involved in something bad

    Like many unemployed people, Theresa got sucked into a spiral of debts.

    Would America be sucked into an unwanted war?

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