unstick

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un·stick

 (ŭn-stĭk′)
tr.v. un·stuck (-stŭk′), un·stick·ing, un·sticks
To free from a condition of adhesion: couldn't unstick the window.

unstick

(ʌnˈstɪk)
vb, -sticks, -sticking or -stuck
(tr) to free or loosen (something stuck)

un•stick

(ʌnˈstɪk)

v. -stuck, -stick•ing. v.t.
1. to free, as one thing stuck to another.
v.i.
2. to become unstuck.
[1700–10]

unstick


Past participle: unstuck
Gerund: unsticking

Imperative
unstick
unstick
Present
I unstick
you unstick
he/she/it unsticks
we unstick
you unstick
they unstick
Preterite
I unstuck
you unstuck
he/she/it unstuck
we unstuck
you unstuck
they unstuck
Present Continuous
I am unsticking
you are unsticking
he/she/it is unsticking
we are unsticking
you are unsticking
they are unsticking
Present Perfect
I have unstuck
you have unstuck
he/she/it has unstuck
we have unstuck
you have unstuck
they have unstuck
Past Continuous
I was unsticking
you were unsticking
he/she/it was unsticking
we were unsticking
you were unsticking
they were unsticking
Past Perfect
I had unstuck
you had unstuck
he/she/it had unstuck
we had unstuck
you had unstuck
they had unstuck
Future
I will unstick
you will unstick
he/she/it will unstick
we will unstick
you will unstick
they will unstick
Future Perfect
I will have unstuck
you will have unstuck
he/she/it will have unstuck
we will have unstuck
you will have unstuck
they will have unstuck
Future Continuous
I will be unsticking
you will be unsticking
he/she/it will be unsticking
we will be unsticking
you will be unsticking
they will be unsticking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unsticking
you have been unsticking
he/she/it has been unsticking
we have been unsticking
you have been unsticking
they have been unsticking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unsticking
you will have been unsticking
he/she/it will have been unsticking
we will have been unsticking
you will have been unsticking
they will have been unsticking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unsticking
you had been unsticking
he/she/it had been unsticking
we had been unsticking
you had been unsticking
they had been unsticking
Conditional
I would unstick
you would unstick
he/she/it would unstick
we would unstick
you would unstick
they would unstick
Past Conditional
I would have unstuck
you would have unstuck
he/she/it would have unstuck
we would have unstuck
you would have unstuck
they would have unstuck
Translations

unstick

[ˈʌnˈstɪk] VTdespegar

unstick

pret, ptp <unstuck>
vtlösen, losmachen ? also unstuck
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Skipper Oscar Ouma said the boys are relishing the challenge of getting to the semis after coming unstuck in the past three tournaments.
He only slipped up once last year, unfortunately coming unstuck on the biggest day of all in the Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham, but he bounced back with victory at Punchestown and already has a win under his belt this term at Aintree.
It took me hours and hours of contemplation, angst, cutting, sticking, thinking of a story to go with my pop-ups and the delivery of it to school without any of it coming unstuck.
The Merseysiders had been picking up victories without playing particularly well then drew with lowly Southport and edged past bottom side Guiseley before coming unstuck with a 3-1 defeat at Aldershot.
Instead of bulldozing their way through everything and most times coming unstuck, why not let other cities do the trials and learn from their mistakes?
You need to make sure you have all the correct tools and equipment for the job before you start, to avoid coming unstuck later on.
After Ellis Short put on a small celebration in London to thank them for their efforts during the run, the Black Cats were given Monday off to recover from a sapping weekend which saw them put everything into their Capital One Cup final before coming unstuck to Manchester City.
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NOT even the cheers of 'come on, Scotland' from Iain Lindsay, the recently appointed UK ambassador to Bahrain, could rescue the boys in blue from coming unstuck in the country's crunch World Cup encounter against England.
You can't take any game lightly, you see it year in, year out, teams coming unstuck.
The bra sticks to your entire boob but as I become sweaty I can feel the bottom of it coming unstuck.
The five-year-old won two out of four starts over hurdles last term, twice coming unstuck against the classy Get Me Out Of Here.