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English definition of “stick something up”

stick something up

( past tense and past participle stuck) infml
verb phrasal verb with stick  /stɪk/ ( past tense and past participle stuck  /stʌk/) us  
to use a gun to steal something from a person or place: Did you hear that someone stuck the post office up?
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