suck

suck
I [sʌk]
nome

to give sth. a suck — succhiare qcs.

to have a suck of — dare un'assaggiatina a [drink]

II 1. [sʌk]
verbo transitivo
1) (drink in) aspirare [liquid, air] (through con); (extract) succhiare

to suck sb. dry — fig. (of money) succhiare il sangue a qcn., spremere tutti i soldi a qcn

2) (lick) succhiare [fruit, pencil, thumb]; [baby] succhiare [breast]
3) (pull) [current, wind, mud] risucchiare [person]

to be sucked down o under essere risucchiato; to get sucked into — fig. essere risucchiato in

2.
verbo intransitivo [baby] poppare

to suck at — succhiare [ice]

to suck on — aspirare da [pipe]

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1. verb
1) (to draw liquid etc into the mouth: As soon as they are born, young animals learn to suck (milk from their mothers); She sucked up the lemonade through a straw.) succhiare; bere
2) (to hold something between the lips or inside the mouth, as though drawing liquid from it: I told him to take the sweet out of his mouth, but he just went on sucking; He sucked the end of his pencil.) succhiare
3) (to pull or draw in a particular direction with a sucking or similar action: The vacuum cleaner sucked up all the dirt from the carpet; A plant sucks up moisture from the soil.) aspirare; assorbire
4) ((American) (slang) to be awful, boring, disgusting etc: Her singing sucks; This job sucks.) fare schifo
2. noun
(an act of sucking: I gave him a suck of my lollipop.) succhiata
- suck up to
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[sʌk]
1. vt
(gen) succhiare, (subj: baby) poppare, succhiare, (pump, machine) aspirare

to suck one's thumb — succhiarsi il pollice

to suck sth through a straw — bere qc con la cannuccia

to suck an orange dry — succhiare tutto il succo di un'arancia

to suck dry — (fig: person: of money) ripulire, (of energy) esaurire

2. vi
(baby) succhiare, poppare

to suck at sth — succhiare qc

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suck /sʌk/
n.
1 succhiata; succhiatina; poppata: to take a suck at st., dare una succhiatina a qc.
2 gorgoglio; rumore fatto succhiando
3 (fam.) sorso (d'acqua, di liquore, ecc.)
4 (fam.) boccata, tirata (di sigaretta o di sigaro)
5 [u] aspirazione, forza d'attrazione (di un gorgo, ecc.); risucchio
6 [u] (slang USA, per suction) influenza; autorità
7 (slang USA) liquore; vino
● (fam.) suck-up, leccapiedi; adulatore □ (slang) What a suck!, che fiasco!; che insuccesso!
♦ (to) suck /sʌk/
A v. t.
1 succhiare; suggere (poet.); poppare: to suck milk, succhiare il latte; poppare; Hundreds of bees were sucking nectar from the flowers, centinaia d'api suggevano il nettare dai fiori; to suck one's mother's breast, succhiare il latte materno; to suck toffees, succhiare caramelle
2 sorbire: to suck a milk shake through a straw, sorbire un frappé con la cannuccia
3 (fig.) assorbire; imbeversi di; sorbire: to suck (in) culture, assorbire cultura; imbeversi di sapere
4 aspirare; inalare; inspirare: The pump was sucking the water from the hold, la pompa aspirava l'acqua della stiva; He sucked air into his lungs, inspirò aria nei polmoni
5 (slang USA) fregare; imbrogliare; truffare; gabbare; spillare (soldi)
6 (volg.) succhiare
B v. i.
1 succhiare; aspirare
2 poppare
3 (mecc.: di pompa) aspirare aria
4 (slang USA) rompere (pop. fig.); essere fastidioso (o sgradevole); fare schifo: It sucks, che rottura!
5 (volg.) fare del sesso orale
to suck at one's pipe, succhiare la pipa □ to suck away at a lollipop, succhiare un lecca lecca □ (fig.) to suck sb.'s brains, sfruttare le idee di q.to suck dry, succhiare sino in fondo; assorbire (qc.) completamente; (fig.) esaurire, sfiancare, spossare □ to suck an egg, bere un uovo □ (slang USA) to suck eggs, essere di cattivo umore; arrabbiarsi facilmente □ to suck one's teeth, pulirsi i denti con la lingua; (fig.) fare una smorfia di perplessità, dubbio o incertezza □ to suck one's thumb, succhiarsi il pollice □ (fig.) a sucked orange, un limone spremuto; una cosa svuotata d'ogni contenuto, senza valore.
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I [sʌk]
nome

to give sth. a suck — succhiare qcs.

to have a suck of — dare un'assaggiatina a [drink]

II 1. [sʌk]
verbo transitivo
1) (drink in) aspirare [liquid, air] (through con); (extract) succhiare

to suck sb. dry — fig. (of money) succhiare il sangue a qcn., spremere tutti i soldi a qcn

2) (lick) succhiare [fruit, pencil, thumb]; [baby] succhiare [breast]
3) (pull) [current, wind, mud] risucchiare [person]

to be sucked down o under essere risucchiato; to get sucked into — fig. essere risucchiato in

2.
verbo intransitivo [baby] poppare

to suck at — succhiare [ice]

to suck on — aspirare da [pipe]


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