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suck

verb     /sʌk/
[I, T] to have something in your mouth and use your tongue, lips, etc to pull on it or to get liquid, air, etc out of it: to suck a sweet/lollipop to suck your thumbBiting, chewing and swallowingEating
suck sth in/under/up, etc
to pull something somewhere using the force of moving air, water, etc: He was sucked under the boat and drowned.Pulling
be sucked into sth
to become involved in something bad when you do not want toTaking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
he/it/this, etc sucks! US very informal
If someone or something sucks, they are bad or unpleasant.Informal words for badRubbish and wasteSerious and unpleasantNot of good quality
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