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01. We are teaching our dog how to fetch a [stick].
02. The children spent the afternoon throwing [sticks] into the creek, and watching them drift downstream.
03. He was arrested after hitting someone over the head with his [stick] during the hockey game.
04. I can't swim very far when I do the crawl, so I usually [stick] to the breast stroke.
05. Budget travelers can live for well under $50 a day in the African nation of Gabon if they [stick] to cheap resthouses and restaurants.
06. The dog went out into the water to get the [stick] his master had thrown.
07. With his [sticky] hands and feet, Spiderman is able to walk up the sides of buildings.
08. When my kids were small, they liked to collect colorful [stickers] that they kept in an album.
09. With little [sticky] pads on their toes, tree frogs can actually climb the smooth surface of a windowpane.
10. There was some [sticky] stuff coming out from where the tree branch had been cut.
11. Some orangutans have discovered how to use [sticks] to get insects out of holes.
12. When I was a little boy, I used to enjoy spending time at the park watching [sticks] float down the stream, and chasing after them.
13. He broke his arm, and we could see the bone [sticking] out.
14. Stirring rice while it simmers mashes the grains, and makes the rice [sticky].
15. In the culture of Tibet, it's good manners to [stick] out your tongue at your guests.
16. Houseflies have [sticky] feet which allow them to walk on the ceiling.
17. Snails produce a colorless, [sticky] discharge that forms a protective carpet under them as they travel along.
18. The children were playing war with pointed [sticks], and one of them accidentally got poked in the arm and had to go to the hospital.
19. You'd better sharpen that stake a bit if you want to [stick] it in the vampire's heart tonight.
20. If an insect tries to eat a bit of gum, its jaws will [stick] together, and it will die of starvation.
21. Einstein once said: " I don't know with what weapons World War Three will be fought, but World War Four will be fought with [sticks] and stones."
22. It was very hard for Betty to make chocolate chip cookies for her son's class while trying to [stick] to her diet.
23. You can't use the recreational facilities unless you have a valid [sticker] on your student card.
24. Don't touch the walls; the paint is still [sticky].
25. The children just finished their ice-cream cones and their hands are all [sticky].
26. We gathered some [sticks] to make a fire.
27. The [stickiness] on the table is from some beer that was spilt.
28. I got [stuck] in traffic coming home, and it took me over an hour to get about one mile.
29. The little boy [stuck] his finger in a pop bottle and couldn't get it out.
30. I got [stuck] on question five on the math test because I couldn't remember the formula.
31. She [stuck] her boyfriend's photo on the inside of her locker door.
32. Winnie-the-Pooh ate so much honey while visiting Rabbit at home, that he got [stuck] while trying to get out of his hole.
33. A Chinese proverb notes that he who stands still in the mud [sticks] in it.
34. A Chinese proverb observes that water does not [stick] to the mountain, and vengeance does not [stick] to a big heart.
35. A Hebrew proverb remarks that poverty is a wonderful thing. It [sticks] to a man after all his friends have forsaken him.
36. A Japanese proverb notes that an accomplishment [sticks] to a person.
37. Theodore Roosevelt once advised, "Speak softly and carry a big [stick]."
38. Samuel Johnson once said that a fishing rod is a [stick] with a hook at one end and a fool at the other.
39. George Elliot once advised, "Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and [stick] to it."
40. Mao Zedong once said, "In waking a tiger, use a long [stick]."

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  • stick — Ⅰ. stick [1] ► NOUN 1) a thin piece of wood that has fallen or been cut off a tree. 2) a piece of trimmed wood used for support in walking or as a weapon. 3) (in hockey, polo, etc.) a long, thin implement used to hit or direct the ball or puck.… …   English terms 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

  • Stick — Stick, n. [OE. sticke, AS. sticca; akin to stician to stab, prick, pierce, G. stecken a stick, staff, OHG. steccho, Icel. stik a stick. See {Stick}, v. t..] 1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stick — Stick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stuck}(Obs. {Sticked}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sticking}.] [OE. stikien, v.t. & i., combined with steken, whence E. stuck), AS. stician, v.t. & i., and (assumed) stecan, v.t.; akin to OFries. steka, OS. stekan, OHG. stehhan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stick — 1 Stick, adhere, cohere, cling, cleave can mean to be or become closely, firmly, or indissolubly attached. Stick implies attachment by affixing; one thing or a person sticks to another, or things or persons stick together when they are literally… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Stick it — Titre original Stick It Réalisation Jessica Bendinger Durée 1h45 Sortie 21 avril 2006 Langue(s) originale(s) anglais Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Stick — bezeichnet ein Sportgerät, siehe Stick (Polo) ein Werkzeug des Schlagzeugers, siehe Sticks (Schlagzeug) ein Speichermedium für Daten, siehe Memory Stick oder USB Stick ein Peripheriegerät (z. B. DVB T Stick, WLAN Adapter, Bluetooth Adapter,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stick — [n] pole, often wooden bar, bat, baton, billet, birch, bludgeon, board, branch, cane, club, cudgel, drumstick, ferrule, ingot, mast, rod, rule, ruler, shoot, slab, slat, staff, stake, stalk, stave, stem, strip, switch, timber, twig, wand, wedge;… …   New thesaurus

  • Stick — puede designar: Stick, un palo de madera o plástico con forma de J utilizado en hockey con el que se golpea la bola. Chapman Stick, un instrumento musical eléctrico. Memory Stick, un formato de tarjeta de memoria (memoria flash) extraíble,… …   Wikipedia Español