stick out


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1 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • no feet sticking out in the aisles, please

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2 to put up with (something painful or difficult)
  • managed to stick out the whole race despite her bad knee

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The first known use of stick out was circa 1640

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“Stick out.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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