stick around

stick about

  1. (intr, adverb) informal to remain in a place, esp awaiting something

Words Nearby stick around

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How to use stick around in a sentence

  • stick around the camp in the morning if you can manage it, till they start, and notice which way all those fellows go.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • I'll stick around here a while and see if those fellows come back.

  • She didn't stick to the job long, probably coming to the conclusion that it is more profitable to stick around the granary door.

  • I just happened along when the kid was killed and had to stick around and help; that's how I came to know.

    The Witness | Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  • “We may have to stick around here for some days while we do a little spy work and lay our net,” Jack told him.

    Eagles of the Sky | Ambrose Newcomb

Other Idioms and Phrases with stick around

stick around

Remain, linger, as in I hope you'll stick around till the end. This idiom uses stick in the sense of “stay.” [Colloquial; early 1900s]

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