Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 24

Thread: about "suck"

  1. greenhand
    Guest
    #1

    about "suck"

    sounds it's a quite common using in oral E. it means terrible or very bad.

    that movie is suck/our school net system is suck.....

    Just wandering someone could gimme some examples of expressing "good" meaning of word suck?

    tks

  2. PammyLorel
    Guest
    #2

    Re: about "suck"

    Quote Originally Posted by greenhand
    sounds it's a quite common using in oral E. it means terrible or very bad.

    that movie is suck/our school net system is suck.....

    Just wandering someone could gimme some examples of expressing "good" meaning of word suck?

    tks
    "I sucked on a cough drop to soothe my throat."

    "If a snake bites you, suck the venom out of the wound."

  3. RonBee's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Other
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Feb 2003
    • Posts: 16,570
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3
    There is no "good" meaning to that word (that I know of). Also, you say That movie sucks, not That movie is suck.

    :)

  4. greenhand
    Guest
    #4
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    There is no "good" meaning to that word (that I know of). Also, you say That movie sucks, not That movie is suck.

    :)
    yeah...unforgiving mistake!!!!!!!!!

    great tks!

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 44,225
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #5
    'Is suck' sucks.

  5. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 16,172
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #6

    Re: about "suck"

    Quote Originally Posted by greenhand
    sounds it's a quite common using in oral E. it means terrible or very bad.

    that movie is suck/our school net system is suck.....

    Just wandering someone could gimme some examples of expressing "good" meaning of word suck?

    tks
    Good use:

    My vacuum cleaner sucks very well.


    • Join Date: Apr 2003
    • Posts: 519
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #7
    Nothing sucks like an Electrolux. ;)

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 44,225
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #8
    I'm sure there's a rude answer there.

  6. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 16,172
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #9
    Quote Originally Posted by shane
    Nothing sucks like an Electrolux. ;)

  7. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 16,172
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #10
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I'm sure there's a rude answer there.
    I can think of several.

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •