English version

stick in Food topic

stickstick2 ●●● S3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 part of treeD a long thin piece of wood from a tree, which is no longer attached to the treebranch, twig 🔊 They collected sticks to start the fire.2 DStool a long thin piece of wood, plastic etc that you use for a particular purpose 🔊 a pair of drum sticks 🔊 a measuring stick 🔊 Aunt Lou walks with a stick (=uses a stick to help her walk).3 DFpiece a long thin or round piece of something 🔊 carrot sticks with dip 🔊 a glue stickstick of 🔊 a stick of chewing gum4 sports a long, specially shaped piece of wood, plastic etc that you use in some sports to hit a ball 🔊 a hockey stick5 (out) in the sticks6 get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick7 a stick to beat somebody with8 plane the handle you use to control a plane joystick9 car American English informalTTC a stick shift10 get on the stick11 give somebody/get (some) stick12 up sticks carrot and stick at carrot(3)
Examples from the Corpus
stickStick insects look like sticks and so are saved from being eaten by birds.Julitis disgustedly cleaned it frorn her shoe with a stick.He didn't half go into him with his stick.Using his thick bill, he played with the leaves, sticks, and grass stems at the edge of his nest.He dipped the oil stick in again.The hon. Gentleman has got the wrong end of the stick about how they work.a walking stick