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  • job stick — Print. See composing stick …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick — [stik] n. [ME stikke < OE sticca, akin to Du stek, ON stik < IE base * steig , a point > STAKE, Frank * stakka, Gr stigma, L instigare, INSTIGATE] 1. a long, usually slender piece of wood; specif., a) a twig or small branch broken off or …   English World dictionary

  • Stick — Stick, v. i. 1. To adhere; as, glue sticks to the fingers; paste sticks to the wall. [1913 Webster] The green caterpillar breedeth in the inward parts of roses not blown, where the dew sticketh. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To remain where placed; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • JOB, BOOK OF — (named for its hero (Heb. אִיּוֹב), ancient South Arabian and Thamudic yʾb; Old Babylonian Ayyābum, Tell el Amarna tablet, no. 256, line 6, A ia ab; either from yʾb, to bear ill will or compounded of ay where? and ʾab (divine) father ), one of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • stick your neck out — to do or say something you think is important even though it may have bad results He s not afraid to stick his neck out to help people he thinks are being mistreated. I respect my boss because she will stick her neck out against unfair policies …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stick McGhee — Stick McGhee, auch Sticks McGhee (* 23. März 1917 in Knoxville (Tennessee) als Granville Henry McGhee; † 15. August 1961 in der Bronx, New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Blues und Rhythm and Blues Gitarrist und Sänger. Er war der jüngere… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stick\ to\ one's\ knitting — • stick to one s knitting • tend to one s knitting v. phr. informal To do your own job and not bother other people. The trouble with Henry is that he is always telling other people what to do; he can t stick to his knitting …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stick — I [[t]stɪ̱k[/t]] NOUN USES ♦♦♦ sticks 1) N COUNT A stick is a thin branch which has fallen off a tree. ...people carrying bundles of dried sticks to sell for firewood. Syn: twig 2) N COUNT A stick is a long thin piece of wood which is used for… …   English dictionary

  • stick — stick1 stickless, adj. sticklike, adj. /stik/, n., v., sticked, sticking. n. 1. a branch or shoot of a tree or shrub that has been cut or broken off. 2. a relatively long and slender piece of wood. 3. a long piece of wood for use as fuel, in… …   Universalium

  • stick — stick1 W3S3 [stık] v past tense and past participle stuck [stʌk] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(attach)¦ 2¦(push in)¦ 3¦(put)¦ 4¦(move part of body)¦ 5¦(difficult to move)¦ 6 stick in somebody s mind 7 make something stick 8¦(name)¦ 9 somebody c …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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