Translation: from spanish

to stick out

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  • stick out — {v.} 1a. To stand out from a wall or other surface; project; extend. * /The limb stuck out from the trunk of the tree./ 1b. To be seen or noticed more easily or quickly than others; be noticeable. * /My house is the only brick one on the street.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick out — {v.} 1a. To stand out from a wall or other surface; project; extend. * /The limb stuck out from the trunk of the tree./ 1b. To be seen or noticed more easily or quickly than others; be noticeable. * /My house is the only brick one on the street.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick out like a sore thumb — (informal) To be painfully obvious, noticeable, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑sore * * * stick/stand/out like a sore thumb phrase to be very noticeable because of being different Any stranger to the town sticks out like a sore thumb …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick out for — To insist upon • • • Main Entry: ↑stick * * * ˌstick ˈout for [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they stick out for he/she/it sticks out …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick out of something — ˌstick ˈout (of sth) | ˌstick sthˈout (of sth) derived to be further out than sth else or come through a hole; to push sth further out than sth else or through a hole • His ears stick out. • She stuck her tongue out at me. • Don t stick your arm… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick out like a sore thumb — {v. phr.} To be conspicuous; be different from the rest. * /When the foreign student was placed in an advanced English grammar class by mistake, it was no wonder that he stuck out like a sore thumb./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick out like a sore thumb — {v. phr.} To be conspicuous; be different from the rest. * /When the foreign student was placed in an advanced English grammar class by mistake, it was no wonder that he stuck out like a sore thumb./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick out — ► stick out be extremely noticeable. Main Entry: ↑stick …   English terms dictionary

  • stick out for — ► stick out for refuse to accept less than. Main Entry: ↑stick …   English terms dictionary

  • stick out — *bulge, jut, protuberate, protrude, project, overhang, beetle Analogous words: *extend, prolong, elongate, lengthen: *expand, swell, distend: obtrude (see INTRUDE) stiff adj Stiff, rigid, inflexible, tense, stark, wooden can mean so firm, hard,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stick out like a sore thumb — If something sticks or stands out like a sore thumb, it is clearly and obviously different from the things that are around it …   The small dictionary of idiomes


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