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suck
British English: /sʌk/
American English: /sək/

Translation of suck in French:

noun

  • to give something a suck
    sucer quelque chose
    to have a suck of something
    goûter à quelque chose (en suçant)
    to give suck (dated)

    donner la tétée

transitive verb

  • 1 (drink in)
    (person, animal, machine)
    aspirer (liquid, air) (from de) (through avec)
    (extract) sucer (from de)
    to suck milk through a straw
    aspirer du lait avec une paille
    to suck poison from a wound
    sucer le poison d'une plaie
    to suck blood
    sucer le sang
    to suck somebody dry [figurative] (of affection)
    vampiriser quelqu'un
    (of money) pomper (informal) quelqu'un jusqu'au dernier sou
  • 2 (lick)
    sucer, suçoter (bottle, fruit, pencil, pipe, thumb, cut)
    (baby)
    téter (breast)
    to suck one's teeth
    claquer des lèvres (en signe de désapprobation)
  • 3 (pull)
    (current, wind, mud)
    entraîner (person)
    to be sucked down ou under
    être entraîné au fond
    to get sucked into
    [figurative]
    être entraîné dans

intransitive verb

  • 2
    [slang]
    (American English) it sucks!
    c'est nul (informal)!, c'est de la foutaise (slang)!

also: sucking present participle adjective

  • (noise)
    de succion

Idioms

sucks to you (informal)!

(British English)
tu l'as dans le baba (informal)!

[informal]
to suck it up

(American English)
affronter une situation difficile

Phrasal verbs

suck in

suck in [something], suck [something] in
(sea, wind)
engloutir
(person, machine)
aspirer (air, dirt, liquid)
to suck in one's cheeks
creuser les joues
to suck in one's stomach
rentrer l'estomac

suck off

(slang)
suck [somebody] off, suck off [somebody]
tailler une pipe (slang) à (man)
faire minette (slang) à (woman)

suck out

suck [something] out, suck out [something]
aspirer (air, liquid, dirt) (from de)
sucer (poison, blood) (from de)
to be sucked out of a plane
être aspiré hors d'un avion

suck up

1 suck up (informal)
faire de la lèche (informal)
to suck up to somebody
cirer les pompes à quelqu'un (informal)
2 suck [something] up, suck up [something]
pomper (liquid)
aspirer (dirt)

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