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suck it up

Definition of suck it up

US informal

  1. :  to do or deal with something unpleasant by making a special effort <I know you don't want to see him, but you'll just have to suck it up and be polite.>



Word by Word Definitions

suckplay
  1. :  to draw (as liquid) into the mouth through a suction force produced by movements of the lips and tongue

    :  to draw something from or consume by such movements

    :  to apply the mouth to in order to or as if to suck out a liquid

  1. :  a sucking movement or force

    :  the act of sucking

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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