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suck

verb  /sʌk/ us  

suck verb (PULL IN)

[I/T] to pull liquid or air into your mouth without using your teeth, or to move the tongue and muscles of the mouth around something inside your mouth, often in order to dissolve it: [T] The two-year-old sucked his thumb. [I] Sometimes a baby will hold the pacifier in her mouth without really sucking. [I/T] We were all sucking (on) lollipops. [I/T] Something that sucks something in a particular direction pulls it with great force: [T] The vacuum cleaner sucks dirt into a disposable bag.

suck verb (BE BAD)

[I] slang to be bad or worthless: We all thought the movie sucked.
Phrasal verbs
Translations of “suck”
in Korean 빨다…
in Arabic يَرْشُف, يَمُصّ…
in French téter, boire, sucer…
in Turkish emmek…
in Italian succhiare, ciucciare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吸入, 吸, 吮吸…
in Russian сосать…
in Polish ssać…
in Spanish mamar, chupar, sorber…
in Portuguese sugar, chupar…
in German saugen, lutschen, einsaugen…
in Catalan xuclar…
in Japanese ~をしゃぶる, なめる, 吸う…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吸入, 吸, 吮吸…
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