stick to something

stick to something
stick to (something) to follow or continue with something without changing it.

Would you stick to the point, please?

It's going to be hard to stick to the schedule with this much work.


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  • stick up something — stick up (someone/something) to steal from a person or place, using a weapon as a threat. Some guy tried to stick up a coffee shop and got caught. Related vocabulary: hold up someone/something …   New idioms dictionary

  • stick with something — stick with (someone/something) to continue to be closely involved with someone or something. Stick with me, and we ll do lots of interesting things. Once Stephen takes up a hobby, he sticks with it …   New idioms dictionary

  • stick by something — stick by (someone/something) to support someone or something. He stuck by his earlier statements and never changed his story. She stuck by him through all the years of his illness …   New idioms dictionary

  • stick to something — ˈstick to sth derived 1. to continue doing sth despite difficulties • She finds it impossible to stick to a diet. 2. to continue doing or using sth and not want to change it • He promised to help us and he stuck to his word (= he did as he had… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick at something — ˈstick at sth derived to continue to work in a serious and determined way to achieve sth • If you want to play an instrument well, you ve got to stick at it. Main entry: ↑stickderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick by something — ˈstick by sth derived no passive to do what you promised or planned to do • They stuck by their decision. Main entry: ↑stickderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick someone/something up — informal rob someone at gunpoint …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick with something — …   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 to — (something) to follow or continue with something without changing it. Would you stick to the point, please? It s going to be hard to stick to the schedule with this much work …   New idioms dictionary

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