stick by

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stick by

  1. (idiomatic) to follow or adhere to somebody or something, to remain loyal and unswerving in one's attitude towards somebody or something
    • 2008, Walking with the Word: Daily Ventures Into 15 Books of the Bible, by Larry Schats, page 12:
      To be loyal means to stick by someone and to prove yourself dependable and reliable. This is what Caleb does, and for that he is rewarded, despite his age of eighty-five.