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English verb: stick around

1. stick around (stative) be available or ready for a certain function or service

ExamplesThey stick around a long time

Synonymsstand by, stick about

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)wait

2. stick around (motion) stay put (in a certain place)

SamplesWe are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati.
Stay put in the corner here!.
Stick around and you will learn something!.

Synonymsstay, stay put, stick

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)stay in place


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