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English definition of “make sth stick”

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make sth stick

informal
to show something bad that has been said about someone is true: They've arrested him for fraud but they'll never make the charges stick.
Translations of “make sth stick”
in Chinese (Traditional) 證明(陳述)真實, 證明(指控)成立…
in Chinese (Simplified) 证明(陈述)真实, 证明(指控)成立…
(Definition of make sth stick from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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