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  • 1 stick

    I [stik] past tense, past participle - stuck; verb
    1) (to push (something sharp or pointed) into or through something: She stuck a pin through the papers to hold them together; Stop sticking your elbow into me!) stinga, reka
    2) ((of something pointed) to be pushed into or through something: Two arrows were sticking in his back.) stinga(st)
    3) (to fasten or be fastened (by glue, gum etc): He licked the flap of the envelope and stuck it down; These labels don't stick very well; He stuck (the broken pieces of) the vase together again; His brothers used to call him Bonzo and the name has stuck.) festa, líma
    4) (to (cause to) become fixed and unable to move or progress: The car stuck in the mud; The cupboard door has stuck; I'll help you with your arithmetic if you're stuck.) festast
    - sticky
    - stickily
    - stickiness
    - sticking-plaster
    - stick-in-the-mud
    - come to a sticky end
    - stick at
    - stick by
    - stick it out
    - stick out
    - stick one's neck out
    - stick to/with
    - stick together
    - stick up for
    II [stik] noun
    1) (a branch or twig from a tree: They were sent to find sticks for firewood.) spÿta, kvistur, sprek
    2) (a long thin piece of wood etc shaped for a special purpose: She always walks with a stick nowadays; a walking-stick / hockey-stick; a drumstick.) (göngu)stafur; kylfa
    3) (a long piece: a stick of rhubarb.) stöngull
    - get hold of the wrong end of the stick
    - get the wrong end of the stick

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  • 2 stick at

    (to persevere with (work etc): He must learn to stick at his job.) halda sig við

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  • 3 stick by

    (to support or be loyal to (a person): His friends stuck by him when he was in trouble.) styðja dyggilega

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  • 4 stick to/with

    (not to abandon: We've decided to stick to our previous plan; If you stick to me, I'll stick to you.) halda sig við

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  • 5 stick out

    1) (to (cause to) project; His front teeth stick out; He stuck out his tongue.) skaga fram; stinga út (úr sér)
    2) (to be noticeable: She has red hair that sticks out in a crowd.) vera áberandi

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  • 6 stick together

    1) (to (cause to) be fastened together: We'll stick the pieces together; The rice is sticking together.) líma/festa saman
    2) ((of friends etc) to remain loyal to each other: They've stuck together all these years.) halda saman

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  • 7 stick it out

    (to endure a situation for as long as necessary.) þrauka

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  • 8 stick one's neck out

    (to take a risk.) taka áhættu

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  • 9 stick to one's guns

    (to hold to one's position in an argument etc: No-one believed her story but she stuck to her guns.) halda velli; gefa ekki eftir

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  • 10 stick up for

    (to speak in defence of (a person etc): When my father is angry with me, my mother always sticks up for me.) tala máli (e-s)

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  • 11 stick-in-the-mud

    noun (a person who never does anything new.) forpokaður maður

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  • stick — Ⅰ. stick [1] ► NOUN 1) a thin piece of wood that has fallen or been cut off a tree. 2) a piece of trimmed wood used for support in walking or as a weapon. 3) (in hockey, polo, etc.) a long, thin implement used to hit or direct the ball or puck.… …   English terms dictionary

  • stick — [stik] n. [ME stikke < OE sticca, akin to Du stek, ON stik < IE base * steig , a point > STAKE, Frank * stakka, Gr stigma, L instigare, INSTIGATE] 1. a long, usually slender piece of wood; specif., a) a twig or small branch broken off or …   English World dictionary

  • Stick — Stick, v. i. 1. To adhere; as, glue sticks to the fingers; paste sticks to the wall. [1913 Webster] The green caterpillar breedeth in the inward parts of roses not blown, where the dew sticketh. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To remain where placed; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stick — Stick, n. [OE. sticke, AS. sticca; akin to stician to stab, prick, pierce, G. stecken a stick, staff, OHG. steccho, Icel. stik a stick. See {Stick}, v. t..] 1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stick — Stick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stuck}(Obs. {Sticked}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sticking}.] [OE. stikien, v.t. & i., combined with steken, whence E. stuck), AS. stician, v.t. & i., and (assumed) stecan, v.t.; akin to OFries. steka, OS. stekan, OHG. stehhan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stick — 1 Stick, adhere, cohere, cling, cleave can mean to be or become closely, firmly, or indissolubly attached. Stick implies attachment by affixing; one thing or a person sticks to another, or things or persons stick together when they are literally… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Stick it — Titre original Stick It Réalisation Jessica Bendinger Durée 1h45 Sortie 21 avril 2006 Langue(s) originale(s) anglais Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stick It — Données clés Titre québécois Tomber... Pile Titre original Stick It Réalisation Jessica Bendinger Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stick — bezeichnet ein Sportgerät, siehe Stick (Polo) ein Werkzeug des Schlagzeugers, siehe Sticks (Schlagzeug) ein Speichermedium für Daten, siehe Memory Stick oder USB Stick ein Peripheriegerät (z. B. DVB T Stick, WLAN Adapter, Bluetooth Adapter,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stick — [n] pole, often wooden bar, bat, baton, billet, birch, bludgeon, board, branch, cane, club, cudgel, drumstick, ferrule, ingot, mast, rod, rule, ruler, shoot, slab, slat, staff, stake, stalk, stave, stem, strip, switch, timber, twig, wand, wedge;… …   New thesaurus

  • Stick — puede designar: Stick, un palo de madera o plástico con forma de J utilizado en hockey con el que se golpea la bola. Chapman Stick, un instrumento musical eléctrico. Memory Stick, un formato de tarjeta de memoria (memoria flash) extraíble,… …   Wikipedia Español

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