stick

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 /stɪk/

For the verb: "to stick"

Simple Past: stuck
Past Participle: stuck

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tree branch)ramoscello nm
  legnetto nm
 The kids gathered some sticks for the fire.
 I bambini hanno raccolto dei ramoscelli per il fuoco.
stick vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (thrust into)conficcare, ficcare, introdurre vtr
 The cook stuck the knife into the mango.
 Il cuoco ha conficcato il coltello nel mango.
stick vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (attach)attaccare vtr
 Let me stick this notice on the board.
 Fammi attaccare questo avviso alla bacheca.
stick viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (remain firm)rimanere fermo vi
 I'm sticking to my original idea.
 Rimango fermo sulla mia idea d'origine.
 
Additional Translations
stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dynamite cartridge)candelotto nm
  stecca nf
 They used five sticks of dynamite to blow the hole in the rock.
 Hanno usato cinque candelotti di dinamite per aprire uno squarcio nella roccia.
stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (baton)manganello, sfollagente nm
 The police used their sticks to control the crowd.
 La polizia ha usato i manganelli per controllare la folla.
stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lacrosse, hockey rod)bastone nm
 The hockey player broke his stick and needed another one.
 Il giocatore di hockey ha rotto il suo bastone ed ha avuto bisogno di uno nuovo.
stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (airplane control handle)barra di comando nf
 The pilot pulled back on the stick to fly higher.
 Il pilota ha tirato la barra di comando per volare più alto.
stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (butter: quarter pound)panetto di burro di ca. 100g nm
stick viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (become immobilized)  (nel fango)impantanarsi vi pron
   (di nave)arenarsi vi pron
 The car was stuck in the mud.
 La macchina si è impatanata nel fango.
  La nave si è arenata tra gli scogli.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
stick viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (remain attached)appiccicarsi, attaccarsi, incollarsi vi pron
 The fly stuck to the sticky trap.
 La mosca si è appiccicata alla carta moschicida.
stick viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be stopped by an obstruction)bloccarsi, incepparsi, incastrarsi vi pron
 The zipper was stuck halfway up.
 La cerniera si è bloccata a metà strada.
stick viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be puzzled or stymied)confondere, imbarazzare vtr
 I'm stuck. Can you figure this out?
 Sono confuso. Tu riesci a capire?
stick vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (puncture)perforare, pungere, bucare, forare vtr
 He stuck a hole in the plastic to drain the water.
 Ha perforato la plastica per far defluire l'acqua.
stick vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (impale)trafiggere, infilzare vtr
 The spear stuck him through the heart.
 La spada lo ha trafitto al cuore.
stick vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (place in position)infilare vtr
 The dog stuck his head out the window.
 Il cane ha infilato la testa fuori dalla finestra.
stick vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (present sthg disagreeable)  (colloquiale)rifilare vtr
   (colloquiale)appioppare vtr
   (colloquiale)affibbiare vtr
 His friends stuck him with the dinner bill.
 Gli amici gli hanno rifilato il conto della cena.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
big stick minaccia nf
bread stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (baton of crusty bread)grissino nm
Chap Stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. trademark (lip balm)burro di cacao nm
 I always keep Chap Stick handy in case my lips get dry.
 In montagna, tengo sempre il burro di cacao in tasca per proteggere le labbra
cinnamon stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rolls of cinnamon bark used as spice)bastoncino di cannella nm
cocktail stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (small pointed wooden skewer)stuzzicadenti per aperitivo
digging stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tool: sharpened branch used to dig)bastone da scavo
drive stick v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US, informal (operate car with manual transmission)guidare un'auto con cambio manuale vtr
 In Europe, almost everybody drives stick.
glue stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (adhesive in stick form)stick di colla nm
 I used a glue stick to paste my collage together.
  colla in stick nf
golf stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (club used for playing golf)mazza da golf nf
hockey stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (long stick used for playing hockey)mazza da hockey nf
 Stop hitting your brother with that hockey stick!
 Smettila di picchiare tuo fratello con la mazza da hockey!
  bastone da hockey nm
lacrosse stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sport: long racket used to play lacrosse)  (sport)racchetta da lacrosse nf
 The lacrosse stick is used to catch, carry and throw the ball.
 Saper padroneggiare la racchetta da lacrosse è fondamentale in questo sport.
measuring stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ruler, gauge, rod for measuring)righello nm
 My meanest middle school teacher used to hit children with the measuring sticks!
   (da disegno)riga nf
memory stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (computing: flashcard)  (informatica)chiavetta USB, pennetta USB nf
 I use a memory stick to back up my files.
 I copied my photos onto my memory stick so that I can show them to my friends on their laptops.
on the wrong end of the stick   (idiom)capire qcs fischi per fiaschi loc verb
on the wrong end of the stick fraintendere completamente vtr
pogo stick trampolo a molla
pointer stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wand used in visual presentations)puntatore nm
popsicle stick
UK: lolly stick
ice-lolly stick
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (stick used as ice-lolly handle)bastoncino di ghiacciolo
stick around viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (stay)restare in zona
stick down vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (seal with an adhesive)incollare vtr
 Nowadays you don't have to lick the edge of an envelope before you stick it down.
 Oggigiorno non è necessario leccare il bordo di una busta prima di incollarla.
stick figure nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (simple line drawing of a person)omino stilizzato nm
  stickman
stick in your mind v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (remain in your thoughts or memory)rimanere impresso
stick into conficcare v
stick it to [sb] v slang (give [sb] harsh treatment)  (colloquiale)dare giù a qn
stick like a leech v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (accompany or follow [sb] constantly)attaccarsi come una patella
stick man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (simple line drawing of a person)omino stilizzato nm
stick one's tongue out v (show one's tongue as a rude gesture)fare la linguaccia
stick out viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (project, protrude)tirare fuori, cacciare fuori
 If you stick your tongue out again, a bird may come and roost on it.
stick out viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (be conspicuous)spiccare, risaltare vi
 The young man's blue Mohawk stuck out like a sore thumb in the corporate offices.
stick puppet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (toy figure held by a rod)marionetta a bastoncino
stick [sth] at [sb] appioppare qualcosa a qualcuno
stick [sth] out v slang (endure [sth] to the end)sopportare qc fino in fondo
stick [sth] out v (cause [sth] to project, be visible )far spuntare qc
stick to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (not vary or deviate from)attenersi a vi
 I think you should stick to your dietician's recommendations if you want to lose weight.
 Penso che dovresti attenerti rigorosamente a quanto il tuo dietista.
  seguire rigorosamente vtr
stick to v (adhere to)attaccarsi a v rif
  appiccicarsi v rif
 I was careless with the Krazy glue, and now my fingers are stuck to each other.
stick to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remain loyal to)restare fedele a
 Abraham Lincoln always stuck to his opinion, even when he was threatened.
stick to one's guns v figurative, slang (not change one's mind)restare della propria idea
stick together viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (be united)restare uniti
stick together viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." literal (adhere to one another)restare attaccati
stick up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang (carry out armed robbery on)rapinare vtr
stick up for vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (defend, support)prendere le difese di
 When the bullies came around, he stuck up for his little sister.
stick with vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (not vary or deviate from)attenersi a vi
 If I stick with this diet, I should be able to wear that cocktail dress by Christmas.
  seguire rigorosamente, seguire strettamente vtr
 Se seguo rigorosamente questa dieta, dovrei riuscire a indossare quell'abito da sera entro Natale.
stick with vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remain loyal to)restare vicino a
 She had been a good friend who had stuck with me through thick and thin.
stick-shift adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (vehicle: manual transmission)cambio manuale nm
the big stick grande dispiego di forze
walking stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cane)bastone, bastone da passeggio nm
 Because of his limp, Mr. Williams always used a walking stick.
 Siccome gli fa male una gamba adesso Gianni usa il bastone.
walking-stick bastone da passeggio
wooden stick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (baton, club, etc. made of wood)bastone di legno nm
wrong end of the stick idiom (mistake)abbaglio nm
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