Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - sucks


to be bad, unpleasant, objectionable or inadequate


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - sucks

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  I heard you lost your job.

Colleague 2:  I did and after twenty years of service to the company, they let me go with nothing.  No severance package, nothing.  They just gave me two weeks notice and I am gone.

Colleague 1That sucks!

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - sucks

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Do you have that one hundred dollars you owe me?

Friend 2:  Not right now.

Friend 1:  You told me that you would pay me back two weeks ago.

Friend 2:  I don't have the money.

Friend 1You suck!

sucks - Usage:


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sucks - Gerund Form:

Sucking at math means that you are not very good at math.

sucks - Examples:

1)  Our current system sucks and we rank 13th in the world in life expectancy.

2)  Romney is a political failure, his economic plan sucks, that's the bottom line and the economy matters more that a failures desire ...

3)  But my feet! My boots suck! I hadn't thought to bring boot covers. My socks and feet were soaking wet.

4)  Her problem; not yours. It sucks HUGE that this has happened but it is understandable that she is distancing herself from ...

5)  I need marketing materials. I need better marketing materials. Our website sucks. REALLY!

6)  One way to be a downer is to complain too much: "This place sucks", "This place is dead", "I'm bored."

7)  So if you think it sucks, let me know!! Criticism doesn't bother me.

8)  The laptop is required only because the iPad sucks so much. When your tablet doesn't do what you want it to do ...

9)  It always sucks to be cheated on.

10)  The tie sucks, but it's better than a loss.

11)  I mean it sucks because nobody needs it. It impedes rather than aids communication.

12)  Every Guitar Hero-hater I've encountered just sucks at it.

13)  It sucks, get rid of it!

14)   I do not know about other states but Georgia sucks under conservative control and it is getting worse.

15)  The amount of money spent is irrelevant if the film sucks, or it's not attractive to viewers in the first place.

16)  Power shortages all the time, nobody picking up your trash, the postal service sucks so you're pretty much isolated.

17)  I am 17 and a conservative. The economy today sucks, plain as that.

18)  I have had my business robbed at gunpoint and I will tell you that it sucks having a young addict smacking you around with a gun.

19)  XP to Win7 because 8 just sucks for desktops/laptops.

20)  It was bad. Pure, unmitigated bad. The interface sucks, the bugs suck, the web/ad integration sucks, it's confusing and slow ...