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After the accident, I could only suck liquids through a straw.
a baby sucking at the breast
She sucked on a sweet and stared at us.
I sucked my thumb until I was five.
He sucked in a lungful of air, then jumped into the pool.
Christine sucked on her cigarette.
The fan sucks air in through one vent and pushes it out through the other.
This gigantic military effort was sucking all the strength out of the economy.
If your job really sucks, leave it.
‘My mum says I have to clean the garage.’ ‘That sucks.’
You can either suck it up and be a man, or every time you get an ache and pain you can go out of the game.
This is the British English definition of suck. View American English definition of suck.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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