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We stuck the tickets in a scrapbook.
I licked the stamp and stuck it on the envelope.
She was sticking posters on her bedroom wall.
Can you stick the pieces of this vase back together?
Ned stuck his hands in his pockets.
Just stick the plates in the sink for now.
He stuck his head around the kitchen door and said goodbye.
The dog rolled on its back and stuck its legs in the air.
He stuck the end of the shovel in the soft ground.
She stuck her knitting needles into a ball of wool.
a piece of cloth with a pin stuck through it
The knife missed its target and stuck in the door.
Something sharp was sticking into my back.
A broken spring was sticking through the mattress.
She stuck the marshmallow on the end of the twig and held it close to the fire.
The door is sticking, so just give it a good push.
The wheels had stuck in the mud.
He’d been called “Tufty” at school, and the name had stuck.
You can stick your stupid job!
I told them where they could stick their raise.
The thing that sticks in your craw is that we were successful and you were not.
One thing he told me always sticks in my mind.
This is the American English definition of stick. View British English definition of stick.
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