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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.
(Definition of stick at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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