Translation of suck in Spanish:


chupar, v.

Pronunciation /sʌk//sək/

transitive verb

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    (person) chupar
    (person/liquid) sorber
    (vacuum cleaner) aspirar
    (pump) succionar
    (pump) aspirar
    (insect) chupar
    (insect) succionar
    to suck one's thumb chuparse el dedo
    • to suck sth up (through a straw) sorber algo
    • the insect sucks up the nectar el insecto chupa / succiona el néctar
    • the roots suck (up) moisture out of / 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
    • Each time I brought a heaped spoonful to his mouth, he would greedily suck it all in.
    • I managed a quick smile before letting my jaw drop as I greedily sucked in air.
    • I mean, he really sucked all the oxygen.
    • The pressure was immediately released from his mouth and he sucked in a gulp of air.
    • And on top of that, there will be another religious group trying to suck at the public teat.
    • Hesitantly, I sucked in the smoke drawn through the pipe, holding it in my lungs and feeling the warmth inside of me, before slowly letting it out.
    • Instead I just sucked in my breath and smiled.
    • They all sucked in their breath at the same time.
    • My brow burned, and I sucked a deep breath, sending the oxygen to my muscles.
    • Pavel took a long draw on his cigarette, irritably sucking the smoke in.
    • I put my face kiss-close to his and sucked the breath from his mouth like it was nitrous oxide.
    • He complied, leant over the bowl, and sucked the food into his mouth.
    • By the time the last rows have done their scraping, the beak is completely closed, leaving the algae trimmings to be sucked in during the next chomp.
    • Within seconds he'd anaesthetised my entire mouth and sucked on a few mouthfuls of nitrous oxide (to keep his hand steady he said).
    • As the cowboy turned in their direction, the ladies all sucked in their breath simultaneously.
    • He opens his big mouth, sucks the stray fish or shrimp in, and snaps the trap shut.
    • When a deep-sea Fangtooth feels a fish swimming nearby, it opens its huge mouth and sucks the animal in.
    • Back outside, I sucked the air into my all-new mouth, and wondered how long I could delay my return appointment.
    • We won't choke to death when we open our mouths to suck air into our lungs.
    • He's so cool, he's like a professional, blowing big bubbles then sucking them back into his mouth with a pop.
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    (pull, draw)
    we don't want to be sucked into a senseless war no queremos ser arrastrados a una guerra sin sentido
    • she was sucked down / under by the current la corriente se la tragó
    • All around her Caroline could see that even some of the smaller boats were being sucked under the water by the pressure created by the sinking ship.
    • Before she had a chance to recover, the craft hit another rock and split apart, and Miri was sucked under the surface.
    • The lead car displaces the air, creating a vacuum to suck the trailing car along.
    • Huddled against each other were two gargantuan dragons, so large that a passing breath might have sucked all of my eight feet into the depths of a nostril.
    • Air can be sucked out of the container, creating a vacuum, while the baby's head remains outside the ventilator.

intransitive verb

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    (person) chupar
    (vacuum cleaner) aspirar
    (pump) succionar
    (pump) aspirar
    to suck at sth chupar algo
    • the baby was sucking at his mother's breast el bebé estaba mamando
    • to suck on sth chupar algo
    • a sucking noise un ruido de ventosa
    • She put her index finger back into her mouth and sucked it.
    • Like all boys he immediately put his thumb into this mouth and sucked it.
    • Suck on one zinc lozenge every two hours while symptoms are in evidence.
    • I mean if she had a lollipop in her mouth and started sucking her teeth, I would have thought she was Glamour Girl Sue.
    • He didn't respond, even when I moved my mouth to suck his ear.
    • Sucking on a hard lozenge or chewing gum were shown to ease symptoms.
    • He sucked on another cigarette, blowing the smoke out through his nose in little puffs.
    • Factors as diverse as skeletal muscle pathology and sucking a digit (thumb or finger) can substantially influence the growth of the face and dentition.
    • He offered it to me, I made a face and said ‘no thanks’ and he popped it into his mouth and sucked it with the enthusiasm of a child sucking candy.
    • If there is swelling, sucking on a Popsicle may help.
    • He started sucking on his pacifier a lot, and he slept less.
    • You don't want to be around when she sucks on a lozenge, let me tell you.
    • Nicky gave me a long hard stare and sucked on his cigarette.
    • Tweed jackets, moleskins, wool board ties, pipes gently being sucked on, aromatic smoke rising over the grandstand.
    • I stuck my thumb into my mouth and started to suck it.
    • For the most part, they sat through the trial drawing, sucking their thumbs or crying.
    • The videos show the fetus's fingers and toes, hair, muscles, facial features, and genitals and show it sucking a thumb or moving about.
    • Lozenges should be sucked on and moved side to side until it is dissolved, just like hard candy or a cough drop.
    • If this is not possible, it must be sucked on for 30 minutes before throwing it away.
    • You place them between your gum and cheek and suck them slowly.
  • 2US slang

    (be objectionable)
    the movie really sucks la película es una mierda vulgar slang


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    chupada feminine
    to give suck dar el pecho