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A rural region, especially with wooded areas
“And here you are, wanting to live in the sticks, where nothing ever happens, and a passing car is something to talk about.”
An uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable region
Small pieces of wood and twigs used to start a fire
A device used in film production, having hinged boards that are brought together with a clap, used to synchronize picture and sound at the start of each take of a motion picture or other video production
A large town, usually with a large population and a significant amount of activity
The outer parts of a town, city or area
Plural for a thin piece of wood that has fallen or been cut off a tree
“Hayes picked up a fallen stick and twirled it idly between his fingers.”
Plural for a long and slender piece of metal or (especially) wood used for practical purposes
“A makeshift fence was constructed using sticks and rope.”
Plural for a heavy pole-shaped implement, typically intended for use as a weapon
“Jackie quickly looked for a stick to counter Donny's attacks.”
Plural for a long, thin piece of wood used for support in walking
“Following her hip operation, Cindy had to walk with a stick for support while she recovered.”
Plural for severe criticism or treatment
“Bus drivers take a lot of stick from children while doing school runs.”
To fasten or cause to adhere to something, typically using a sticky substance
“Cover the outside of the vase in double-sided adhesive tape, then stick large leaves vertically around it.”
To adhere or cling to something
“Food particles tend to stick on or between tooth surfaces.”
To remain somewhere for an extended period of time
“They arrived early and decided to stick in the SUV until the others arrived.”
To thrust a pointed object at or into something
“Armstrong would quickly stick his pickaxe into the ground to prevent himself from sliding down any further.”
To prick or perforate with a sharp object
“If you stick a balloon with a pin, it will probably pop.”
To put somewhere, typically in a quick or careless way
“Just stick the report on my desk. I will read it at some stage.”
To be or become fixed or jammed as a result of an obstruction
“We assembled the vanity according to the instructions provided, but the drawer would still stick.”
To be regarded as valid
“Many charges were leveled against him, yet none of them would stick.”
(British, informal) To accept or tolerate (an unpleasant or unwelcome person or situation)
“I really can't stick my grumpy boss.”
(stick out) To protrude or extend in a certain direction
“The rules state that no poker chip may stick out over the edge of the table.”
(stick out) To be conspicuous or noticeable
“The professional's skills would stick out in a sea of amateurs.”
(slang, dated, usually "stuck") To impose upon, especially to compel to pay, typically with trickery
“Whenever we go out to eat, I always seem to get stuck with the bill.”
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