Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Stick"

The meaning of "Stick" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa stick to your guns?
A: @FernandoCanon I know it as "don't change your point of view just because everyone else is."
Be mentally strong - don't change your mind so easily. Believe in what you believe in, and stay strong in your beliefs.

If a child really wants something and you tell him/her "no," and they start crying for hours and hours, you might tell yourself "stick to your guns!" to encourage yourself not to give it to the child.

Stick to your guns! Don't give-in!

Q: O que significa stick up for oneself ?
A: Another common phrase would be "stand up for oneself", but they both mean to defend yourself against something. For example, if someone is being rude to you and you do not stop them from doing so, a friend of yours may tell you to stick/stand up for yourself. It is mostly used if the negative action happens often or if the negative person does something mean often.
Q: O que significa stick with it?
A: It means you continue to do something you are trying to get done. Like if you were to say, "You're learning English very well, you should stick with it."
Q: O que significa stick up for a mate?
Means you protect your friend, stand by your friend
Q: O que significa ​​I shall stick to it. ?
A: It means to continue doing/using something or remaining loyal to a person or thing.

Example sentences using "Stick"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com stick(vervb).
A: Can you stick that poster on my door?

We shouldn't stick our noses into things that don't concern us.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com stick to.
A: "I need to stick to my diet so then I can loose weight."
"Why do you always stick to him? It's like you never leave his side."
"Careful! The gum could stick to your hair and be terrible to get out."
I hope these help :)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com na-na na-na boo-boo, stick your head in doo-doo!.
A: This is a taunt that small children may say to another child when they have tricked them or gotten the better of them. It is saying to stick their head in poop. Adults trying to be funny or ironic might also say it to other adults. It is sung or spoken in a sing-song voice.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com stick to….
A: "You should stick to your day job." This means you're awful at something and shouldn't do it anymore. (i.e. someone who can't sing, etc.)

"We have to stick together." Different, but means we must be united and come together as a one to fight a cause or to stand up for each other, etc.

"I'm going to stick to you like white on rice." I'm going to watch you very closely.

"Pick something and stick to it." Used with people who are indecisive or inconsistent. This is a way of saying, "Make a decision and commit to it!"
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com stick out .
A: When he wears his neon green pants and orange shirt he sticks out in a crowd.

I cut my foot on the nail sticking out of the wooden floor.

Stick out your tongue and say 'ah'.

Synonyms of "Stick" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre stick (as verb) e paste ?
A: Yea so you would say the paste wouldn't stick to the paper.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre stick to e stick with ?
A: "Stick with" can only mean "continue with", whereas "stick to" can mean "continue with" or to physically stick to something.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre stick to the rules e stick by the rules ?
A: 'Sticking to the rules' means abiding by the rules. 'Sticking by the rules' is not a commonly used phrase. I am not sure if your are getting confused with 'living by the rules' which means to live by following the rules?
Q: Qual é a diferença entre stick around e stick together ?
A: "Stick around" is used like "don't leave." "Please, stick around for the cookies after the dance."
"Stick together" is used like "stay together/ don't separate." "Stick together, or one of us might get lost."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre stick to e keep to ?
A: They pretty much mean the same thing

Translations of "Stick"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? stick to the script
A: It's kind of hard to explain. Let's say that you are in a play. You decide to improvise your lines. The director doesn't like that so he would say, "stick to the script." So basically say and do what the "script" says instead of making up what to say and do as you go.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? how to call a stick one would use to Beat people with? is stick for beating people correct and natural?
A: It is not natural. It would be a caning stick.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? the two sticks attached to the glasses
A: You can call them "temples", which is what eye doctors would call them.

Other questions about "Stick"

Q: Let’s stick together. Just a little bit more.
We believe that a tiny change in life, can make people become closer. While you are talking our product with other people, you may be surprised to find a lot more fun topics with them. That's the reason why we design our products. soa natural?
A: "Let's stick together. Just a little bit more." Sounds weird if you're trying to sell someone something, which is what it seems like you're doing here. Maybe say "stay and listen and you'll be surprised" to get them to stay with you.
"We believe that a tiny change in someone's life can help people become closer. When talking about our product with others, you may be surprised to find how much you all have in common. That's why we make our product."
Q: stick and stone no break my bone
A: sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me.
Q: are both common to say?

stick chicken
chicken skewer
A: chicken skewer or chicken on a stick.
Q: 1) A stick passed through a rubber boat, which caused the air to leak, making screaming sound.

2) Protruding teeth symbolize vampires.

Could you make these sound better? soa natural?
A: 1) A stick punctured the boat, making it scream due to the air leakage.
2)Protruding, sharp teeth indicate a vampire.
Q: "I stick what I said."and"I stick to what I said." Which is right?
A: I stick to what I said.

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