stick around

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v stick around stay put (in a certain place); we are not moving to Cincinnati" "We are staying in Detroit","Stay put in the corner here!","Stick around and you will learn something!"
    • v stick around be available or ready for a certain function or service
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Usage

In literature:

Then I stick a stick down in the bank, two or three feet long, and take a half hitch around the top.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
Burns.= If clothing sticks to the burn, do not try to remove it, but cut around it.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
It would be certain death for me to stick my head around that corner again.
"'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
If you'd stick to your work and not run around looking for trouble you'd be able to want it, maybe.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
Mind if I stick around a while before going back?
"The Risk Profession" by Donald Edwin Westlake
Stick around where yuh can hear the bell, an' if it don't ring in, say, an hour, try to get the house yourself.
"Shoe-Bar Stratton" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
You just stick around.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
Stick around till they come, and we'll tell them the glad news.
"The Radio Boys at the Sending Station" by Allen Chapman
I'll learn a lot more over there than sticking around here.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
Stick around all you want to, Bill; I can fly myself.
"Battling the Clouds" by Captain Frank Cobb
Westlake can't stick around with you all the time.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
She always sticks around the barn close as a burr!
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts
This was got over by inverting the table at night, and making him recline on the inside of it, with the legs sticking up around him.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
You want me to stick around Old Man Curry's barn and pump him.
"Old Man Curry" by Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
It isn't right, us kids always sticking around.
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
The way you swing around that stick of yours shows there is 'life in the old land yet.
"A Dear Little Girl's Thanksgiving Holidays" by Amy E. Blanchard
Well, you couldn't blame them for sticking by Witch, look what Witch had done for them was the word that went around Bleek's.
"Prologue to an Analogue" by Leigh Richmond
Stick around a minute while I scoop a few more beans.
"The Pathless Trail" by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
It was seventy-five a month, with all expenses paid and all you had to do was to stick around and keep some outsider from jumping in.
"Silver and Gold" by Dane Coolidge
That would call for diplomacy and he would have to stick around a while before Billy would listen to reason.
"Wunpost" by Dane Coolidge
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In news:

Want a promising individual to stick around.
Come out and see all the cars and bikes - then stick around cause Santa will be making an appearance at 2pm.
Clouds will stick around through the weekend.
Tonight (Tuesday, May 29th), 50 Sticks of Dynamite bring their explosive rock & roll to "The Roadtunes Sessions" (with host Andy Doerr) starting at around 8:30pm.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Would US Education Secretary Arne Duncan be asked to stick around in a potential Romney administration.
Despite the area's poverty and a lack of customers – and gasoline – he's sticking around.
0Pleasant temps to stick around.
I think a lot of people wish they could stick around long enough to watch their kids and grandkids grow up.
Derek Carr got so much enjoyment from leading Fresno State to its first conference title in 13 seasons, the junior quarterback decided to stick around.
Cold won't stick around in the Treasure Valley.
Partly cloudy skies will stick around for today as the storm system is still off the coast.
I would love to see John L Smith stick around another year at Arkansas.
Many of you will clear out this weekend, but those who stick around can take in some football, college sports and art.
The hot and humid conditions are sticking around across the Southland, but some relief may be on the horizon.
Sunny Skies and Warm Temps Stick Around , Soggy Halloween on the Horizon.
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In science:

Thus one gets the required r + s + 2 inputs. iii) Around the diagram, one ”sticks in” the elements ai counterclockwise, (where the last element ar+s+2 is in the far right slot).
Infinity-Inner-Products on A-Infinity-Algebras
As in the case of stick balance experiment, one of the main interests is how long the walker can be kept around the repulsive fixed point.
Delayed Random Walks and Control
This sampling is particularly easy in some cases [Neal, 2000] if we can treat Yn as the last random variable in the sequence, but this treatment requires exchangeability. A way to get around this dilemma was suggested by Aldous [1985] and appeared above in our motivation for using stick lengths.
Clusters and features from combinatorial stochastic processes
In terms of RG flows, the tra jectories bend towards high temperatures for T > Tc (L), towards zero for T < Tc (L), and they “stick around” a fixed point for T = Tc (L).
Disorder Averaging and Finite Size Scaling
It's got tension in it. At the same time, it's nearly incompressible for reasons we probably don't want to go into right now. So, the area is preserved going from here to here (points on the slide). Also, when you move magnetic fields around plasma sort of sticks on those field lines and moves with it.
The Case for Dynamic Models of Learners' Ontologies in Physics
However, despite the initial apparent lack of necessity, Λ has managed to stick around for a variety of reasons.
A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics Part II
The X-ray emission is centered around a finger of radio emission sticking out of a central radio bright region, indicating the presence of a pulsar wind.
An evolutionary model for pulsar-driven supernova remnants
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