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1Persevere or continue with.‘I'm happy to stick with the present team’
- ‘More adventurous investors may be happy to stick with their tech funds given the improved outlook for the sector.’
- ‘She is happy to stick with St Andrew's Church in Wanborough for her wedding in August.’
- ‘Despite the clay surface, he continues to stick with his serve-and-volley game.’
- ‘I quickly became bored, and only stuck with it as long as I did because I knew I was going to review it.’
- ‘Chick-lit novelists have stuck with this style, and their books continue to sell.’
- ‘Many are happy to stick with routine tasks others might find dull.’
- ‘If you want to get ahead in life, you can start by sticking with the things you start.’
- ‘He's proud that the young player stuck with it and is now reaping the rewards of his hard work and perseverance.’
- ‘I'm sticking with my current software, which continues to work remarkably well.’
- ‘I should have stuck with them but no, I just had to try something new!’
2Continue to support or be loyal to (someone), typically during difficult times.‘there were no more than 35 of his colleagues who might be prepared to stick with him’
- ‘But the parish council's highways committee stuck with its decision to name it St Nicholas Close.’
- ‘‘Those who have stuck with me will be the ones who will benefit in the future,’ he says.’
- ‘It may come as some surprise to those of you who have stuck with me through thick and thicker over the years that I'm not a natural athlete.’
- ‘In any event, we're grateful to be back in business, and grateful that you stuck with us.’
- ‘It was a testament to love that knows no bounds that my wife stuck with me for the three years we lived there.’
- ‘He has kept his head and stuck with the things he believes in.’
- ‘A part of me was tempted to read the whole thing out and see which jokes got laughs, but I'm not sure they would have stuck with me for that long.’
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