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suck /sʌk/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự mút, sự bú, sự hút
- to give suck to a baby: cho một đứa bé bú
- to take a suck at one's pipe: hút một hơi thuốc
- (số nhiều)(ngôn ngữ nhà trường), (từ lóng) kẹo
- ngoại động từ
- mút, bú, hút
- to suck sweets: mút kẹo, ngậm kẹo
- the baby sucks [the breast of] its mother: đứa bé bú mẹ
- to suck at one's pipe: hút thuốc
- to suck one's teeth: hít hít chân răng
- hấp thụ, tiếp thu
- to suck [in] knowledge: tiếp thu kiến thức
- rút ra
- to suck advantage out of...: rút ra được một điều lợi từ...
- hấp thụ, tiếp thu (kiến thức...)
- làm chìm, cuốn xuống (xoáy nước)
- (từ lóng) lừa đảo, lừa gạt, đánh lừa
- (ngôn ngữ nhà trường), (từ lóng) nịnh hót, bợ đỡ
sucks|sucked|suckingsʌkAdvanced English Dictionary
+the act of sucking
+draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
+draw something in by or as if by a vacuum
+attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.
+take in, also metaphorically
+give suck to
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [VN] [usually +adv./prep.] to take liquid, air, etc. into your mouth by using the muscles of your lips: to suck the juice from an orange + She was noisily sucking up milk through a straw. + He sucked the blood from a cut on his finger.
2 ~ (at, on) sth to keep sth in your mouth and pull on it with your lips and tongue: [V, VN] She sucked on a mint. + She sucked a mint. + [VN] Stop sucking your thumb! + [V] The baby sucked at its mother's breast.
3 to take liquid, air, etc. out of sth: [VN, +adv./prep.] The pump sucks air out through the valve. + [VN-ADJ] Greenfly can literally suck a plant dry.
4 [VN +adv./prep.] to pull sb/sth with great force in a particular direction: The canoe was sucked down into the whirlpool. + The mud had sucked him in up to his waist.
5 (sth sucks) [V] (slang) used to say that sth is very bad: Their new CD sucks.
Idioms: suck it and see (BrE, informal) used to say that the only way to know if sth is suitable is to try it
suck it up (AmE, informal) to accept sth bad and deal with it well, controlling your emotions
more at DRY adj., TEACH
Phrasal Verbs: suck sb in
suck sb into sth [usually passive] to involve sb in an activity or a situation, especially one they do not want to be involved in
suck up (to sb) (informal, disapproving) to try to please sb in authority by praising them too much, helping them, etc., in order to gain some advantage for yourself
+ noun [usually sing.] an act of sucking: The lamb staggered to its feet and took its first suck of milk.
She was noisily sucking up milk through a straw.
| away, in, out, up
She sucked away on her thumb. He cut the orange in half and sucked out the juice.
He sucked at the wound on his hand.
The machine sucks up mud and stones from the bottom of the pond.
| into, on
The baby sucked on her bottle.
| out of, through
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