become/come unstuck

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of become/come unstuck

1 : to stop being stuck to something
  • The suction cup came unstuck from the wall.
2 British, informal : to fail
  • Their marriage came unstuck last summer.

Word by Word Definitions

become play
  1. : to come into existence

  2. : to come to be

  3. : to undergo change or development

unstuck play
  1. : brought into a state of disarray, discomposure, or incoherence


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