stick up

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stick up(
stihk
 
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to stick out)
a. sobresalir
I tripped on a piece of metal that was sticking up out of the ground.Tropecé con una pieza de metal que sobresalía de la tierra.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
2. (to put up)
a. poner
The family stuck up signs with a picture of their lost cat all over town.La familia puso carteles con una foto de su gato perdido por todo el pueblo.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hold up)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. atracar
Marta saw two masked men stick up the bank.Marta vio a dos hombres enmascarados atracar el banco.
4. (to raise)
a. levantar
Hallie's parents stuck up a sign with her name on it in the bleachers.Los padres de Hallie levantaron un cartel que llevaba su nombre en las gradas descubiertas.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to insert into)
a. meter en
Curtis stuck a rod up the pipe to clean out the debris.Curtis metió una varilla en el tubo para sacar la porquería.
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stick up
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (sign, poster)
a. pegar
2. (colloquial)
a.
s 'em up!¡manos arriba!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (point upward; building)
a. sobresalir
her hair sticks uptiene el pelo de punta
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