stick like glueidiom
Definition of stick like glue
1 : to stay very firmly attached to something Wash the egg off before it dries, or it will stick like glue. —often used figuratively One of the kids called him "Stretch," and the nickname stuck (to him) like glue.
2 : to stay very close to someone Her dog always stuck to her like glue. The two friends stick (together) like glue.
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