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suck sb/sth in/suck sb/sth into sth

verb uk phrasal verb with suck   /sʌk/ us  
to cause someone or something to gradually become involved in an unpleasant situation or harmful activity: I really don't want any part in this whole argument, but I can feel myself being sucked into it.
Translations of “suck sb/sth in/suck sb/sth into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 將…捲入(不快處境或壞事中)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 将…卷入(不快处境或坏事中)…
(Definition of suck sb/sth in/suck sb/sth into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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