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Definition of time suck in English:

noun

US informal
An inefficient or unproductive activity, process, etc.; a waste of time: the Internet can be a colossal time suck
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  • A gym can also be a complete time suck.
  • Whether writing content yourself or hiring writers, the process of idea generation, writing, editing, blogger outreach, social sharing (and on and on) is a massive time suck.
  • Between our busy lives and the time suck of social media, we've exchanged conversation for poorly worded emails and thumb-upping someone else's viral image.

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