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English definition of “stick at sth”

stick at sth

phrasal verb with stick     /stɪk/ verb (past tense and past participle stuck)
to continue trying hard to do something difficult : I know it's hard learning to drive but stick at it.Continue and lastTrying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of stick at sth from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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