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stick around

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verb phrasal verb with stick  /stɪk/ ( past tense and past participle stuck  /stʌk/) us  
to stay somewhere and wait for someone or for something to happen: You go ahead – I’ll stick around until Candice shows up.
Translations of “stick around”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逗留,停留…
in Russian оставаться, не уходить…
in Turkish oyalanmak, beklemek, zaman geçirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逗留,停留…
in Polish zostawać…
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