suck it and see

Definition of suck it and see

British, informal

  1. :  to try something in order to find out if it is good, effective, etc. We don't know if it will work. We'll have to just suck it and see. a suck-it-and-see approach/situation

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to draw (something, such 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. :  to perceive by the eye

    :  to perceive or detect as if by sight

    :  to have experience of :  undergo

  1. :  cathedra

    :  a cathedral town

    :  a seat of a bishop's office, power, or authority

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a trip made at another's expense

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