stick 'em up

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Definition of stick 'em up

informal
used to tell someone to raise his or her hands especially when pointing a gun at him or her

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“Stick 'em up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stick%20%27em%20up. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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