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English definition of “stick up”

stick up

phrasal verb with stick     /stɪk/ verb (stuck, stuck)
to point up above the surface of something and not lie flat: When I get up in the morning, my hair is always sticking up. There were some large rocks sticking up out of the water.Protruding and sticking out
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