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stick to sth

phrasal verb with stick uk   us   /stɪk/ verb (stuck, stuck)
B2 to ​limit yourself to doing or using one ​particular thing and not ​change to anything ​else: Could you ​stick to the ​point, ​please? We'd ​betterstick to the ​mainroad, because the other ​roads are ​blocked with ​snow. If you ​stick to a ​law, ​rule, or ​promise, you ​obey it or do what it ​states: If you make a ​promise, you should ​stick to it. US (UK stick at sth) to ​continuetrying hard to do something ​difficult: You'll never ​learn to ​play the ​piano if you're not ​prepared to ​stick to it.

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