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01. My baby [sucks] her thumb whenever she gets tired.
02. The old man sat on the park bench, [sucking] on a cigar.
03. All the children were [sucking] on candies they'd gotten for Halloween.
04. The baby [sucked] contentedly on his bottle until he fell asleep.
05. Despite what you've seen in horror movies, or heard in scary stories, vampire bats don't [suck] blood; they drink it.
06. It is important to keep birds away from the area around airports so that they don't get [sucked] into jet engines.
07. A Chinese student told me that the proper way to eat chicken feet is to put the entire foot in one's mouth, [suck] off the meat, and spit out the bones.
08. I found a bunch of ants in the cupboard, so I [sucked] them up with the vacuum cleaner.
09. The astronauts were [sucked] out of the space shuttle after it was hit by a meteorite.
10. That movie [sucks]! Don't waste your money on it.
11. Our team [sucks] so bad. We haven't won a single game so far this season.
12. This job [sucks]; I'm going to quit.
13. What a [sucker] that guy is. He paid twice what he should have for the used car he bought.
14. I sold my old computer to some [sucker] for way more than what it was worth.
15. The fish has a little [sucker] on its belly which allows it to cling to rocks for protection against predators.
16. Development of the world's largest gas fields is [sucking] in mountains of investment cash for the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar.
17. The [suckers] on an octopus' tentacles allow it to hold firmly onto its prey.
18. Someone once joked, "There is no gravity. The earth [sucks]."
19. A Portuguese proverb notes that the gentle calf [sucks] all the cows.
20. Your parents won't let you go to the party next weekend? Well, that [sucks]!
21. Sherry Hochman once noted that every day is a gift - even if it [sucks].

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  • suck — [suk] vt. [ME suken < OE sucan, akin to Ger saugen < IE * seuk , *seug < base * seu , damp, juice > SUP1, L sucus, juice, sugere, to suck] 1. a) to draw (liquid) into the mouth by creating a vacuum or partial vacuum with the lips,… …   English World dictionary

  • Suck — (s[u^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sucked} (s[u^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sucking}.] [OE. suken, souken, AS. s[=u]can, s[=u]gan; akin to D. zuigen, G. saugen, OHG. s[=u]gan, Icel. s[=u]ga, sj[=u]ga, Sw. suga, Dan. suge, L. sugere. Cf. {Honeysuckle},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suck — ► VERB 1) draw into the mouth by contracting the lip muscles to make a partial vacuum. 2) hold (something) in the mouth and draw at it by contracting the lip and cheek muscles. 3) draw in a specified direction by creating a vacuum. 4) (suck… …   English terms dictionary

  • Suck — An tSuca Der River Suck bei Athleague, County RoscommonVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt Da …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • suck — (v.) O.E. sucan, from PIE root *sug /*suk of imitative origin (Cf. O.S., O.H.G. sugan, O.N. suga, M.Du. sughen, Du. zuigen, Ger. saugen to suck; L. sugere to suck, succus juice, sap; O.Ir. sugim, Welsh sugno …   Etymology dictionary

  • Suck — may refer to: *Suction, the creation of a partial vacuum, or region of low pressure *Suck.com, a satire and editorial web site *Oral sex, particularly fellatio *River Suck, a river in Ireland * Suck , a song by Nine Inch Nails from the 1992 EP… …   Wikipedia

  • Suck — Suck, v. i. 1. To draw, or attempt to draw, something by suction, as with the mouth, or through a tube. [1913 Webster] Where the bee sucks, there suck I. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To draw milk from the breast or udder; as, a child, or the young of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suck|le — «SUHK uhl», verb, led, ling. –transitive verb. 1. to feed with milk from the breast or udder; give suck to; nurse: »The cat suckles her kittens. 2. Figurative. to bring up; nourish: » suckled on the literature of Spain (W. H. Hudson). A Pagan… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Suck — Suck, n. 1. The act of drawing with the mouth. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is drawn into the mouth by sucking; specifically, mikl drawn from the breast. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A small draught. [Colloq.] Massinger. [1913 Webster] 4. Juice;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suck|er — «SUHK uhr», noun, verb. –n. 1. an animal or thing that sucks. 2. a young mammal before it is weaned, especially a suckling pig. 3. any one of various freshwater fishes that suck in food or have toothless, fleshy mouths that suggest sucking. 4. an …   Useful english dictionary

  • Suck. — Suck., bei naturwissenschaftl. Namen Abkürzung für Georg Adolf Suckow, geb. 28. Jan. 1751 in Jena, gest. 13. Mai 1813 als Professor der Physik und Kameralwissenschaften in Heidelberg. Zoologisches und Botanisches, lieferte auch viele chemische… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon