stick out
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stick out(
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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 protrude)
a. sobresalir
I caught my pullover on a nail that was sticking out of the fence.Me enganché el suéter en un clavo que sobresalía de la valla.
b. asomar
The thief must have seen Sally's credit card sticking out of her wallet.El ladrón debe de haber visto la tarjeta de crédito de Sally asomándose de la cartera.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It doesn't worry Philip that his ears stick out.A Phillip no le importa tener las orejas salidas.
The dentist says I need to wear a brace because my teeth stick out.El dentista dice que tengo que usar frenos porque tengo los dientes salidos.
2. (to be noteworthy)
a. resaltar
What stuck out most was how articulate Brian was.Lo que más resaltó fue lo elocuente que es Brian.
b. destacar
For me, the perfomance of a relatively unknown actress stuck out.Para mí destacó la interpretación de una actriz bastante poco conocida.
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
3. (to extend)
a. sacar
Melissa, don't stick out your tongue at your brother; it's very rude.Melissa, no le saques la lengua a tu hermano; es muy grosero.
b. extender
Sebastian stuck out his foot as Luke ran past, causing him to trip up and fall over.Sebastian extendió el pie cuando Luke pasó corriendo, lo que lo hizo tropezar y caer al suelo.
c. asomar
Never stick your head out of a train window. It's really dangerous.Nunca asomes la cabeza por la ventanilla de un tren. Es muy peligroso.
4. (to inflate)
a. sacar
You need to stand up straight, pull in your stomach and stick out your chest.Hay que ponerte derecto, contraer el abdómen y sacar el pecho.
5. (to continue with)
a. aguantar
Try to stick out this job for another month.Intenta aguantar este trabajo otro mes.
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stick out
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. (cause to protrude)
a. sacar
she stuck her tongue out at meme sacó la lengua
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to s one's neck outarriesgar el pellejo
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(endure)
to s it outaguantar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (protrude)
a. sobresalir
5. (colloquial)
a. verse a la legua (be noticeable)
b. cantar
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
it sticks out a milese ve a la legua
it sticks out like a sore thumbse ve a la legua canta un montón
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