Even if that truth involves flying brains, the crack of bones, and the sucking sound of meat pulled from meat.
Helpless creatures, sucking at our resources, who could die or be injured at any minute?
“In order to save the day, I had to siphon gasoline out of a car, which involved me sucking it out of a tube,” said Donahue.
Old English sucan, from PIE root *sug-/*suk- of imitative origin (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German sugan, Old Norse suga, Middle Dutch sughen, Dutch zuigen, German saugen "to suck;" Latin sugere "to suck," succus "juice, sap;" Old Irish sugim, Welsh sugno "to suck"). Meaning "do fellatio" is first recorded 1928. Slang sense of "be contemptible" first attested 1971 (the underlying notion is of fellatio). Related: Sucked; sucking. Suck eggs is from 1906. Suck hind tit "be inferior" is American English slang first recorded 1940.
To be in a disadvantageous situation; get the worst and least of things: The plum assignments are there. The press coverage is there. We're up here sucking hind tit
[late 1930s+; fr the presumed disadvantage of a suckling at the nethermost teat]
for forming adjectives Inferior to or imitative of what is indicated: sub–Woody Allen (1963+)