Dictionary of Caribbean English - Suck

On this page, the expression to suck salt is said to mean 'to experience hardship over a period of time, to have a hard time of it.'

 

Taken from: Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage
Author / Creator: Allsopp, Richard
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Date: 1996
Copyright: By permission of the British Library Board
Shelfmark: YK.1996.b.12820