(something) sucks

You can talk about something that's bad, disappointing, or unfortunate by saying that it "sucks":

My computer sucks! I need to get a new one.

A: I lost my job.

B: Oh, that sucks! I'm sorry to hear that.

The word "sucks" is very casual. You probably shouldn't use it in formal situations, or around people who you don't know well.

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