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milk

verb [T] (GET MONEY/INFORMATION)    /mɪlk/ disapproving
to get as much money or information out of someone or something as possible, often in an unfair or dishonest way: [+ obj + adj ] The newspapers milked the story dry. The directors milked the company of several million pounds.Removing and extractingAdvantage and disadvantage
(Definition of milk verb (GET MONEY/INFORMATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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