suck it and see

Definition of suck it and see

British, informal
: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

suck play
  1. : to draw (something, such as liquid) into the mouth through a suction force produced by movements of the lips and tongue

  2. : to draw something from or consume by such movements

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

  1. : a sucking movement or force

  2. : the act of sucking

see play
  1. : to perceive by the eye

  2. : to perceive or detect as if by sight

  3. : to have experience of : undergo

  1. : cathedra

  2. : a cathedral town

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


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