Значение идиомы stick out

[stick out] {v.} 1a. To stand out from a wall or other surface;project; extend.

The limb stuck out from the trunk of the tree.

1b. To be seen or noticed more easily or quickly than others; benoticeable.

My house is the only brick one on the street. It sticksout and you can’t miss it.

Mary plays basketball very well. Theothers on the team are good, but she really sticks out.

1c. Oftenused in the informal phrase stick out like a sore thumb.

John is soshy and awkward that he sticks out like a sore thumb.

Syn.: STANDOUT. 2. {informal} To keep on doing something until it is done nomatter how long, hard, or unpleasant.

Bill is not a fast runner andhe doesn’t have a chance of winning the marathon, but he will stickout the race even if he finishes last.

– Often used in the phrase”stick it out”.

Mathematics is hard, but if you stick it out youwill understand it.


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