stick

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stick is part of the Basic English 850.
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stick is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
stick

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Singular
stick

Plural
sticks

A dog with a stick
  1. A piece of wood.
    Gerard picked up a stick.
  2. A long and thin piece of something.
    He gave her a stick of gum.

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Plain form
stick

Third person singular
sticks

Simple past
stuck

Past participle
stuck

Present participle
sticking

  1. To attach.
    The food stuck to the pan.
  2. To put, to place.
    You stick your clothes in the dryer.

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