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milk it

To try to get as much of something from someone else, especially sympathy, kindness, respect, etc. They found a little bit of celebrity when their book was published a couple years ago, and they've been milking it ever since. Your aunt is going out of her way to take care of you while you're sick, so don't milk it.
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milk it

To take advantage of the help or kindness of others, as when one acts as if one still needs help after recovering from an illness.
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The cheese is only as good as the milk it's made from, and the quality is dependent on both the health of the cows and the feed they eat.
"We wanted to give the customers a good idea of all that's being offered in dairy, and if you are just coming in for milk it's a quick, easy walk straight down an aisle."
`Some people do have real allergies, but if you cut out milk it's essential you eat fortified foods or take a calcium and vitamin D supplement to reduce risk of osteoporosis later in life,' says Esther.
One asks the agency to required that the billions of cartons of milk it subsidizes each year in school and childhealth programs be furnished in dioxin-free recyclable containers.
But this white, brine-pickled cheese comes in many styles and varies widely in taxture and flavor intensity, depending on where it's made and the kind of milk it's made from.
Visit www.amazingbreastmilk.nhs.uk or the Breast Milk It's Amazing Facebook site.
plonked some milk It's just that I've always had something else to do - read a book, watch the news, make my sandwiches, iron a shirt, go to Somerfield, stalk Ruth Jones round the aisles.
With breast milk it's there on tap and gives Miles everything he needs."
Milk It's a top drink for kids - tooth-friendly and a great source of calcium for bones.