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suck

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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sucksuck1 /sʌk/ ●●○ S3 verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [intransitive, transitive]DRINK to take air, liquid etc into your mouth by making your lips form a small hole and using the muscles of your mouth to pull it insuck something in πŸ”Š Michael put the cigarette to his lips and sucked in the smoke.suck at πŸ”Š a baby sucking at its mother’s breastsuck something up πŸ”Š Jennie sucked up the last bit of milk shake with her straw.2 HBH[intransitive, transitive] to hold something in your mouth and pull on it with your tongue and lips πŸ”Š Don’t suck your thumb, dear.suck on πŸ”Š a picture of Lara sucking on a lollipop3 PULL[transitive] to pull someone or something with great power and force into or out of a particular placesuck something into something πŸ”Š A bird was sucked into one of the jet’s engines.suck somebody/something under/down πŸ”Š The river sucked him under.suck something out of/from something πŸ”Š The fluid was sucked from his lungs.4 β†’ something sucks5 β†’ suck it and see β†’ be sucked in β†’ suck up
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Examples from the Corpus
suckβ€’ Let's not go there -- the food sucks.β€’ The eighth time the hand enters the mouth, the thumb alone is retained and sucking continues.β€’ She's got long fair hair and a little white face and she sucks her thumb a lot.β€’ He's eight years old and he still sucks his thumb.β€’ Our reporters uncovered a generation who have been sucked into a dark underworld of solvent abuse and hard drugs.β€’ This toxic recycling has sucked the life out of political debate.suck atβ€’ The baby sucked at his mother's breast.β€’ Diane sucks at tennis.suck onβ€’ Molly was sitting on the couch sucking on a candy cane.suck something out of/from somethingβ€’ This toxic recycling has sucked the life out of political debate.β€’ But the world was almost sucking her out of social work; she would move on.β€’ The 11-11 mark over the past two years has sorta sucked the life out of Wildcat fans.
sucksuck2 noun [countable usually singular] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š DRINKan act of sucking
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Verb table
suck
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysuck
he, she, itsucks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysucked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sucked
he, she, ithas sucked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sucked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill suck
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sucked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sucking
he, she, itis sucking
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you, we, theyare sucking
Past
I, he, she, itwas sucking
you, we, theywere sucking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sucking
he, she, ithas been sucking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sucking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sucking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sucking
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