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English definition of “stick around”

stick around

informal phrasal verb with stick     /stɪk/ verb (past tense and past participle stuck)
to stay somewhere for a period of time : Stick around after the concert and you might meet the band .Staying and remainingWaiting
(Definition of stick around from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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