stick up

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stick up (third-person singular simple present sticks up, present participle sticking up, simple past and past participle stuck up)

  1. (transitive) To put up by sticking.
    Stick up the postcard with a bit of tape.
  2. (transitive, idiomatic) To rob at gunpoint.
    I think they intend to stick up the bank.
  3. (intransitive) To protect one's status.
    Don't let them push you around, stick up for yourself.


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