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    Arrow Sucks you dry

    In the name of Allah,
    Hi, why when I tried to search for a meaning of the idiom " it sucks you dry ", I found nothing? Would you please tell me the meaning, better with an online reference on it. Thanks ahead.

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    Re: Sucks you dry

    Quote Originally Posted by Egyption Arrow View Post
    In the name of Allah,
    Hi, why when I tried to search for a meaning of the idiom " it sucks you dry ", I found nothing? Would you please tell me the meaning, better with an online reference about it?
    Here is one use of the expression:
    Make no mistake. Credit card companies want to suck you dry. Check your statements, check them often, and follow up quickly when you notice something is wrong.
    Credit Card Companies Want to Eat You Alive! | beingfrugal.net

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    Re: Sucks you dry

    If somebody sucks you dry he sucks the life blood out of you. Example:
    Be careful! He's a leech. If you give him half a chance he will suck you dry.

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    Re: Sucks you dry

    Another example:
    Your common energy leeches include, your computer monitor, the constant barrage of phone calls, or your boss giving you stress on the latest deadlines. This sucks you dry leaving you empty and ready for a night in doing nothing but feeling sorry for yourself. When you don't go and do your workout, you'll feel even more deflated lowering your energy levels yet further.
    Your Office Sucks You Dry of Energy, of Course, You Will not Workout

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    Re: Sucks you dry

    Wow, this is more than I expected. What I really meant by reference is some online dictionary involving this idiom, as I got surprised that I didn't find any.
    Fortunately, I found this: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=79588&dict=CALD
    Many thanks, RonBee .

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    Re: Sucks you dry

    Quote Originally Posted by Egyption Arrow View Post
    Wow, this is more than I expected. What I really meant by reference is some online dictionary involving this idiom, as I was surprised that I didn't find any.
    Fortunately, I found this: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=79588&dict=CALD
    Many thanks, RonBee .
    Excellent! You found what I was looking for but couldn't find.

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