milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry


: to take or use up everything from (someone or something)
He married her for her money and then bled her dry.
She milked the system dry.

Examples of milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His son stayed behind to fight the flames, though their communal water system, which fed 33 homes on the road, was about to bleed dry. Lizzie Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Sep. 2020

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Dictionary Entries Near milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry

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milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry

milk brother

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“Milk/bleed/suck (someone or something) dry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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