11 example sentences using stick.
Stick used in a sentence
Stick in a sentence as a noun
Sure, argue rationally all you want; the name will stick.
Sure, argue rationally all you want; the charge will stick.
But how many of us are going to go out of our way to stick a thumb in Dropbox's eye?
If you manage to stick with it for a full month, you're a better person than I am.
But he put together a great blog, grew out his brand, and eventually saw hockey stick growth.
Stick in a sentence as a verb
I remember thinking to myself: "this is the suit-and-tie version of a stick-up in some back alley.
And it's true that overcoming your own objections to seek, and stick with, treatment for such a severe personality disorder is both impressive and admirable.
But the ground-up rewrite is never going to happen, and the incremental fixes are not only doable, but doable by the kinds of generalist developers who are champing at the bit to stick it to the NSA.
Senator Wyden has been remarkable in how far he has been willing to legally stick his neck out while so many other politicians either quietly cower in fear or hop on the mass surveillance bus.
That's unfortunate, but it's not our problem, and rather than stick him with the bill for $X,000 in back taxes we're just going to tell the tax authorities that he's been maliciously reclassified and that you're delinquent in your obligations.
Proper Noun Examples for Stick
Stick to the points, stick to the points, stick to the points.
an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
a small thin branch of a tree
a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
See also: joystick
a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
a long thin implement resembling a length of wood; "cinnamon sticks"; "a stick of dynamite"
threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"
put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
stay put (in a certain place); "We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!"
See also: stay
be or become fixed; "The door sticks--we will have to plane it"
endure; "The label stuck to her for the rest of her life"
be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles"
See also: adhere
be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"
See also: adhere
cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface; "stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it"
fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall"
fasten with or as with pins or nails; "stick the photo onto the corkboard"
fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"
pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument; "he stuck the cloth with the needle"
pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger"
come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"
See also: sting