There are 2 translations of suck in Spanish:

suck1

Pronunciation: /sʌk/

vt

  • 1.1 [person] chupar [liquid] (through a straw) sorber; [vacuum cleaner] aspirar; [pump] succionar, aspirar; [insect] chupar, succionar to suck one's thumb chuparse el dedo to suck sth up aspirar algo [liquid] (through a straw) sorber algo the insect sucks up the nectar el insecto chupa or succiona el néctar the roots suck (up) moisture out of o from the soil las raíces absorben la humedad de la tierra the fan sucks smells out of the kitchen el ventilador extrae los olores de la cocina to suck sb dry exprimir a algn [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (pull, draw) (+ adv compl) arrastrar we don't want to be sucked into a senseless war no queremos ser arrastrados a una guerra sin sentido she was sucked down o under by the current la corriente se la tragó

vi

  • 1 [person] chupar; [vacuum cleaner] aspirar; [pump] succionar, aspirar to suck at sth [at lollipop/pipe] chupar algo the baby was sucking at his mother's breast el bebé estaba mamando to suck on sth [on pipe/pen] chupar algo a sucking noise un ruido de ventosa
  • 2 (be objectionable) (AmE) [slang/argot] the movie really sucks la película es una mierda [vulgar]

Phrasal verbs

suck in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (draw in) [air/breath] tomar; [cheeks/stomach] meter we must avoid getting sucked in debemos evitar vernos arrastrados or involucrados 1.2 (dupe) (AmE) [slang/argot] to get sucked in dejarse engañar

suck off

[vulgar] v + o + adv chupar [vulgar], mamar [vulgar]

suck up to

v + adv + prep + o
[colloquial/familiar] lamerle el culo a [vulgar], hacerle* la pelota a (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], chuparle las medias a (RPl) [familiar/colloquial], hacerle* la barba (Méx) or (Chi) la pata a [familiar/colloquial], lambonear (Col) [familiar/colloquial]

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