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stick up

phrasal verb with stick uk   us   /stɪk/ verb (stuck, stuck)

stick-upnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈstɪk.ʌp/ old-fashioned informal
(Definition of stick up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stick up

(past tense and past participle stuck)
phrasal verb with stick  us   /stɪk/ verb (past tense and past participle stuck  /stʌk/ )
to ​reach above the ​surface of something: A few ​greenshoots were sticking up out of the ​ground.
(Definition of stick up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stick up”
in Arabic يَقِف…
in Korean 불쑥 튀어나오다…
in Portuguese sobressair-se, ficar arrepiado…
in Catalan estar de punta…
in Japanese 上に突き出る, 逆立つ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 竖起, 向上伸出…
in Turkish dimdik durmak…
in Russian торчать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 豎起, 向上伸出…
in Italian essere ritto/rizzato/sporgente…
in Polish sterczeć, odstawać…
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