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I went out to find some sticks for a fire.
a hockey stick
an ice lolly stick
a stick of celery
a stick of glue
They gave me a lot of stick for missing such an easy shot.
We're taking a lot of stick for our decision.
When they moved into the flat they didn't have a single stick of furniture.
This report is being used as yet another stick to beat nurses with.
The place hasn't been the same since Nick upped sticks and left.
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a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a large cake decorated or filled with sweet foods such as fruit, cream, and chocolate
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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Definition of stick from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.