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What does it mean when you dream about sucking?
Sucking is an instinctive act of seeking nurturance. A dream about sucking can relate to childhood feelings of being nurtured or of being dependent. There are also numerous slang usages of this term, including advice to “suck it up” and “sucking up” to someone in authority.
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Or our Chancellor and future PM Gordon Brown who goes up on stage to suck up
to England rugby hero Johnny Wilkinson and caps champagne in his budget "in anticipation of England's World Cup success"?
Sagan begins with an amusing summary of the well-known golden rule and less-familiar dicta such as the iron rule ("Do unto others as you like, before they do it unto you") and the tin rule ("Suck up
to those above you, and abuse those below").
These nanotubes can suck up
all sorts of small molecules, says Jeremy Q.