stick with


stick with
verb
keep to
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Stick to your principles

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stick to the diet

Syn: ↑stick to, ↑follow
Hypernyms: ↑persevere, ↑persist, ↑hang in, ↑hang on, ↑hold on
Verb Group: ↑comply, ↑follow, ↑abide by
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s VERB-ing

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informal
1) persevere or continue with

I'm happy to stick with the present team

2) another way of saying stick by above

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stick with [phrasal verb]
informal
1 stick with (something) : to continue using or doing (something)

You need to find a job and stick with it.

I'll stick with my usual brand.

: to not change (a decision, belief, etc.)

The company is sticking with its decision to close the store.

2 stick (someone) with (something or someone) : to force (someone) to deal with (something or someone unpleasant)

They always stick me with the bill. [=make me pay the bill]

The teacher always sticks me with Tom.

— often used as (be/get) stuck with

I was stuck with washing dishes.

I got stuck with Tom again.

3 stick with (someone)
3 a : to stay close to (someone) in a race or competition

The challenger stuck with the champion until the very last round.

3 b : to stay near (someone) in order to gain knowledge, protection, etc.

Stick with me, kid, and you'll learn something!

3 c : to be remembered by someone for a very long time

The lessons she learned from that experience stuck with her.

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Main Entry:stick

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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