milk for

milk (someone or something) for (something)

To try to get as much of something from a person, thing, or situation as possible. The company used to make all sorts of innovative games, but in the last few years they've just been milking the same franchise for as much money as its fans will give them. The candidate has been milking his opponent's scandal for press coverage.
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milk someone for something

Fig. to pressure someone into giving information or money. The reporter milked the mayor's aide for information. The thief milked me for $20.
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References in classic literature ?
They dined in the best room, and had oats boiled in milk for the second course, which the old horse ate warm, but the rest cold.
"Tell me, little Cricket, where shall I find a glass of milk for my poor Father?"
And every day he was given a glass of warm milk for his poor old father, who grew stronger and better day by day.
But now, donating milk for mothers in north central Ohio is even easier as a new milk drop location has opened at the OhioHealth Westerville Medical Campus.
Furthermore, with Loose Milk known to be extremely unhygienic and companies compromising on quality with their dairy products these days, Asli Milk provides the public the absolute surety that they are getting the most affordable and best quality real milk for all their daily dairy needs.
Some of my friends and family members are switching from cow's milk to almond milk for health reasons.
To preserve the milk for longer duration kafoor and chemical are mixed in the milk and tankers are not cleaned in routine.
Many people are not familiar with goats producing milk for consumption but that is a reality in many parts of the world, Kenya included.
It was concluded that high quality calf milk replacer can be used as an efficient substitute of ewe milk for optimum growth performance in neonatal Salt Range lambs after mandatory colostrum feeding.
Therefore, it is crucial to choose the right kind of fortified milk for you and your family.
Another mother's milk--as provided through a "milk bank," which screens donators and their donations in order to provide clean, nutritious breast milk for babies in need.
* whose mothers aren't able to produce enough milk for their baby's demand
Because of the condition of mother and daughter, breastfeeding was impossible, and the baby depended on donated human milk for nearly two months.
Puerto Rico dairy farmers took to the streets Tuesday to protest against the Suiza Dairy processing plant for its alleged use of imported milk for its products, including certain branded milk and other by-products, reports News Is My Business (May 1, 2013):
29 states authorize the legal sale of raw milk for human consumption, 17 allow farm sales only, and 13 allow retail sales.