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    stick in/stick by/stick up for/stick into/stick out/stick with/stick to/in the sticks

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share ith me your opininon concerning the correctness of the following sentences?

    The car is stuck fast in the mud.
    I’m stick by my friends.
    I like to stick up for my friends.
    It’s beautiful here, and here is where I stick.
    I stuck a needle into a cushion.
    He stuck his hands into his pockets.
    Then you have to stick a stamp on the envelope.
    She stuck her head through the window.
    The stamp didn’t stick to the envelope.
    You have to stick to the subject.
    This event stuck in my throat.
    I have to stick to my principles.
    Stick with me and you not get lost.
    The nail stuck out from the wall.
    His feet stuck out into the aisle.
    She stuck out her hand to us.
    I live way out in the sticks.
    I’d stick it out if I were you.
    We had better stick where you are.
    He stick a flower in his button-hole.
    Don’t beat about the bush, stick to the point.
    I found notice stuck to the door.
    He would stick to a friend through thick and thin.
    Friends will stick together.
    He will stick at nothing.
    He found himself stuck for want of funds.
    Don’t stick at trifles.
    The lift has stuck.
    He got up to the fourth form and there stuck.
    He stuck his head round the door.
    Don’t stick your head out of the window.
    You have to stick to your business.
    His hair sticks straight up.
    I have to stick up for him.
    The boy wants the stick.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Exclamation Re: stick in/stick by/stick up for/stick into/stick out/stick with/stick to/in the st

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share ith me your opininon concerning the correctness of the following sentences?

    The car is stuck fast into the mud. OK I think into is more appropriate
    I’m stick stuck by my friends. Stick by is a phrasal verb meaning stay loyal Now OK
    I like to stick up for my friends. Not sure
    It’s beautiful here, and here is where I stick. Ok
    I stuck a needle into a cushion. Ok, pushed into
    He stuck his hands into his pockets. Ok
    Then you have to stick a stamp on the envelope. Ok
    She stuck her head through the window. Ok
    The stamp didn’t stick to the envelope. Ok
    You have to stick to the subject. Ok
    This event stuck in my mind (throat). =You remeber the event. To use throat you can say: His action stuck in my throat. the action is against your principle
    I have to stick to my principles. Ok
    Stick with me and you not get lost. Ok, stay loyal
    The nail stuck out from the wall. Ok, protruding or visible
    His feet stuck out into the aisle. Ok
    She stuck out her hand to us.Ok
    I live way out in the sticks. Ok. I think it is an isolated small place.
    I’d stick it out if I were you. Ok. tolerate the burden
    We had better stick where you are. Not sure
    He sticks a flower in his button-hole. Ok with singular verb.
    Don’t beat about the bush, stick to the point.Ok
    I found the notice stuck to the door. Ok with an article
    He would stick to a friend through thick and thin.Not sure
    Friends will stick together.Ok.
    He will stick at nothing.Ok He will be absolutely ruthless
    He found himself stuck for want of funds. Ok
    Don’t stick at trifles.not sure
    The lift is (has) stuck. Ok with present/past form of verb "be"
    He got up to the fourth form and stuck there. Ok after the change
    He stuck his head round the door. Not sure
    Don’t stick your head out of the window. Ok
    You have to stick to your business. Ok
    His hair sticks straight up.Ok
    I have to stick up for him. Ok To support/defend him
    The boy wants the stick. Ok a piece of wood for use.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
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