suck in - definition and synonyms

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

or suck into

  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?

See also main entry: suck