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The meaning of "that sucks"

" That sucks "
1. An expression of sympathy. 2. Said of something that the speaker rates very lowly.
1. I heard that your child has leukaemia. That sucks - I'm so sorry. 2. His singing is out of tune and he just can't dance. The whole performance sucks.
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Where is it used?:
Mostly USA, bit spreading Worldwide in recent years.
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