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    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

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    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."

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    There is no "good" meaning to that word (that I know of). Also, you say That movie sucks, not That movie is suck.

    :)

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    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!

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    'Is suck' sucks.

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    Default 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.

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    Nothing sucks like an Electrolux. ;)

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    I'm sure there's a rude answer there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shane
    Nothing sucks like an Electrolux. ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I'm sure there's a rude answer there.
    I can think of several.

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