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phrasal verb
  1. 2
    informal to raise something upwards, especially your arm or hand

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  2. 3
    mainly American very informal to steal money or goods from a person or place using a gun

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  3. 4
    stick 'em up mainly American spoken if someone with a gun tells you to stick 'em up, they are ordering you to raise your arms above your head, usually because they are going to steal money or goods from you

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