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English definition of “stick at sth”

stick at sth

(also stick to/with sth) UK
verb uk phrasal verb with stick   /stɪk/ (stuck, stuck) us  
to continue trying hard to do something difficult: You'll never learn to play the piano if you're not prepared to stick at it.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of stick at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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