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English definition of “suck sb/sth dry”

suck sb/sth dry

to remove all useful , valuable qualities or possessions from a person , thing, or place : That firm sucks its new programmers dry after five years and then sacks them. London has sucked the surrounding towns dry of local talent .Removing and extractingTaking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of thingsTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
(Definition of suck sb/sth dry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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