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Significado de “suck” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "suck" - Diccionario Inglés

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suckverb

uk   /sʌk/  us   /sʌk/
  • suck verb (PULL IN)

C2 [I or T] to ​pull in ​liquid or ​air through ​yourmouth without using ​yourteeth, or to ​move the ​tongue and ​muscles of the ​mouth around something inside ​yourmouth, often in ​order to ​dissolve it: She was ​sitting on the ​grass sucking ​lemonade through a ​straw. I sucked my thumb until I was seven. I ​tried sucking (on) a ​mint to ​stop myself ​coughing.
[T + adv/prep] Something that sucks a ​liquid or an ​object in a ​particulardirectionpulls it with ​greatforce: The ​waves came ​crashing over my ​head and I could ​feel myself being sucked under by the ​currents.figurative Continued ​rapidgrowth in ​consumerspending will suck in (= ​encourage) more ​imports.

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sucknoun [C usually singular]

uk   /sʌk/  us   /sʌk/
the ​action of sucking something: Can I have a suck of ​yourlollipop, ​please?
(Definition of suck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "suck" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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suckverb

 us   /sʌk/
  • suck verb (PULL IN)

[I/T] to ​pullliquid or ​air into ​yourmouth without using ​yourteeth, or to move the ​tongue and ​muscles of the ​mouth around something inside ​yourmouth, 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 ​particulardirectionpulls it with ​greatforce: [T] The ​vacuumcleaner sucks ​dirt into a ​disposablebag.
  • suck verb (BE BAD)

[I] slang to be ​bad or ​worthless: We all ​thought the ​movie sucked.
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(Definition of suck from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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