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English definition of “stick out for sth”

stick out for sth

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verb uk phrasal verb with stick   /stɪk/ (stuck, stuck) us  
to continue to demand or try to get something: The unions have said that they are going to stick out for a ten percent rise.Giving orders and commands
(Definition of stick out for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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