English version

stick up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstick up phrasal verb1 STICK OUTif a part of something sticks up, it is raised up or points upwards above a surface from/out of/through etc πŸ”Š Part of the boat was sticking up out of the water.2 stick 'em up spoken informalOBEY used to tell someone to raise their hands when threatening them with a gun – used in films, stories etc β†’ stickβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
stick upβ€’ Can you see that branch that's sticking up?β€’ A church steeple stuck up above the roofs of the surrounding cottages.β€’ His hair was white, and stuck up in tufts on his head.β€’ He saw a hand sticking up through the snow.stick from/out of/through etcβ€’ There was celery sticking up out of her drink.β€’ When bulls die, we bury them with one or both horns sticking up out of the ground.
stick-upˈstick-up noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š informalSTEAL a hold-up
Examples from the Corpus
stick-upβ€’ Did executives of the Colorado Rockies pull a stick-up at the city treasury?
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
stick
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystick
he, she, itsticks
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystuck
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stuck
he, she, ithas stuck
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stuck
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill stick
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stuck
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam sticking
he, she, itis sticking
> View More
you, we, theyare sticking
Past
I, he, she, itwas sticking
you, we, theywere sticking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sticking
he, she, ithas been sticking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sticking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sticking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sticking
> View Less