ESL Phrasal Verbs
Explanations of several "stick" phrasal verbs, with a printable worksheet.
“Stick” Phrasal Verbs - Definitions
stick around: to stay around; to stay in a place for awhile
stick by / stick with: to stay with someone or give them support in a difficult time; to stay with a story, plan, or opinion and refuse to change it.
stick together: To support and defend friends/colleagues, to remain loyal (similar to “sticking by” someone)
*turn (x) in = to report someone to the police for committing a crime
“Stick” Phrasal Verbs - Worksheet
Fill in the blanks with the correct words to complete these “stick” phrasal verbs.
1. When the baseball player was accused of cheating, his coach ______________
Penny: We’re not in a hurry. Let’s just _______________ the map.
Mike: It’s OK. When the teacher asks why we’re late, we’ll say we got a flat tire.
8. Bill: John said that his parents are going to give him a new car!
Brian: Don’t listen to him. He’s always ________ things _______. You can’t
believe anything he says.
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