The law may be unpopular, but he and the Democrats are stuck with it, and being stuck with it, they need to stick by it.
Messed around and got stuck, now he’s sitting at home like, ‘What the [bleep]?!
It is certainly true that the one time Obama stuck a foot in these waters, during the Skip Gates situation, he did so poorly.
Note: Play this video at your own risk, because the song will get stuck in your head.
People with autism tend to get stuck on particular topics—obsessed really—and right now for Mickey, it was a classic Beatles song.
When she arched her back and stuck her stomach out she felt like a tall lady in a crinoline and shawl.
When the skin was off the beast he folded it up and stuck it in his belt.
After some days the ogre told him again to put out his finger, and Thirteenth stuck out a spindle.
Then he stuck leaves into the resin and again went to the drinking place.
Then he smashed with the chair again to remove the fragments that stuck up like jagged knives.
"unable to go any further," 1885, from past participle of stick (v.). Colloquial stuck-up "assuming an unjustified air of superiority" is recorded from 1829.
Old English sticca "rod, twig, spoon," from Proto-Germanic *stikkon- "pierce, prick" (cf. Old Norse stik, Old High German stehho, German Stecken "stick, staff"), from PIE *steig- "to stick; pointed" (see stick (v.)). Meaning "staff used in a game" is from 1670s (originally billiards); meaning "manual gearshift lever" first recorded 1914. Stick-ball is attested from 1824. Alliterative connection of sticks and stones is recorded from mid-15c.
Old English stician "to pierce, stab," also "to remain embedded, be fastened," from Proto-Germanic *stik- "pierce, prick, be sharp" (cf. Old Saxon stekan, Old Frisian steka, Dutch stecken, Old High German stehhan, German stechen "to stab, prick"), from PIE *steig- (cf. Latin in-stigare "to goad;" Greek stizein "to prick, puncture," stigma "mark made by a pointed instrument;" Old Persian tigra- "sharp, pointed;" Avestan tighri- "arrow;" Lithuanian stingu "to remain in place;" Russian stegati "to quilt").
Figurative sense of "to remain permanently in mind" is attested from c.1300. Transitive sense of "to fasten (something) in place" is attested from late 13c. Stick out "project" is recorded from 1560s. Slang stick around "remain" is from 1912; stick it as a rude bit of advice is first recorded 1922.
To cheat; swindle; esp, to overcharge; shaft: runs the Bowie garage, routinely sticking what customers come his way (1699+)
boom sticks, carry the stick, dipshit, dope stick, fire stick, get on the stick, gob-stick, have a broom up one's ass, jive stick, kick stick, know what one can do with something, make something stick, shitstick, swizzle-stick, tea-stick, tell someone what to do with something