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stuck

 (stŭk)
v.
Past tense and past participle of stick.

stuck

(stʌk)
vb
the past tense and past participle of stick2
adj
1. informal baffled or nonplussed
2. (foll by on) slang keen (on) or infatuated (with)
3. get stuck in get stuck into informal
a. to perform (a task) with determination
b. to attack (a person) verbally or physically

stuck

(stʌk)

v.
pt. and pp. of stick 2.
Idioms:
stuck on, Informal. infatuated with.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stuck - caught or fixed; "stuck in the mud"
unstuck - free; "a man with a mule got my car unstuck"; "the gears locked in second and would not come unstuck"
2.stuck - baffled; "this problem has me completely stuck"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
perplexed - full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment; "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world"

stuck

adjective
1. fastened, fast, fixed, joined, glued, cemented She had got something stuck between her teeth.
2. trapped, caught, ensnared I don't want to get stuck in another job like that.
3. burdened, saddled, lumbered, landed, loaded, encumbered Many people are now stuck with fixed-rate mortgages.
4. (Informal) baffled, stumped, at a loss, beaten, nonplussed, at a standstill, bereft of ideas, up against a brick wall (informal), at your wits' end They will be there to help if you're stuck.
be stuck on something or someone (Slang) be infatuated with, be obsessed with, be keen on, be enthusiastic about, be mad about, be wild about (informal), be hung up on (slang), be crazy about, for, or over (informal) She's stuck on him because he was her first lover.
get stuck into something (Informal) set about, tackle, get down to, make a start on, take the bit between your teeth The sooner we get stuck into this, the sooner we'll finish.
Translations
bezradnýzaseknutý
sidde fast
jumissaolla jumiutunut
zapeozapeti
行きづまった行き詰っている
곤경에 빠진막힌
zataknjen
fastnasitta fast
ชะงัก ติดติดชะงัก
bị tắckẹt

stuck

[ˈstʌk]
pt
pp of stick
adj
(= jammed) → coincé(e)
to be stuck [door, window, key, drawer, lid, lift, person] → être coincé(e)
The door was stuck → La porte était coincée.
to get stuck [lid, key, drawer] → se coincer; [person] → rester coincé(e), rester bloqué(e); [animal] → rester coincé(e)
The mouse got stuck in a hole → La souris resta coincée dans un trou.
[vehicle] to be stuck (in mud)être enlisé(e); (in sand)être enlisé(e)
to get stuck (in mud, sand)s'enliser
(= unable to get away) [person] → coincé(e)
We got stuck in a traffic jam → Nous sommes restés coincés dans un embouteillage.
I was stuck at home with flu → J'étais coincé chez moi avec la grippe.
I'm stuck in a relationship that I don't enjoy → Je suis coincé dans une relation qui ne me satisfait pas.
(= stumped) → coincé(e)
to be stuck (= stumped) → être coincé(e)
Ask for help the minute you're stuck → Demandez de l'aide dès que vous êtes coincé.
to get stuck (= stumped) → se retrouver coincé(e)
They used the dictionary when they got stuck → Ils servent du dictionnaire lorsqu'ils se retrouvent coincés.
(= lumbered) → coincé(e)
to be stuck with sb → être coincé avec qn
to be stuck with sth → être coincé avec qchstuck-up [ˌstʌkˈʌp] adj (= arrogant) → coincé(e)

stuck

pret, ptp of stick2
adj
(= baffled) (→ mit) to be stucknicht klarkommen, nicht zurechtkommen; to get stucknicht weiterkommen; I was really stuckich war total aufgeschmissen (inf)
(= wedged) to be stuck (door etc)verkeilt sein; to get stuckstecken bleiben
(= trapped, stranded) to be stuckfestsitzen; to be stuck in a traffic jamim Stau festsitzen
(inf) he/she is stuck for somethinges fehlt ihm/ihr an etw (dat), → ihm/ihr fehlt etw; I’m a bit stuck for cashich bin ein bisschen knapp bei Kasse; he wasn’t exactly stuck for something to sayman kann nicht gerade sagen, dass ihm der Gesprächsstoff fehlte; to be stuck for somebodyjdn dringend brauchen
(Brit inf) to get stuck into somebodyjdn richtig in die Mangel nehmen (inf); to get stuck into somethingsich in etw (acc)richtig reinknien (inf); Stephen got stuck into his steakStephen nahm sein Steak in Angriff; get stuck in!schlagt zu! (inf)
(inf, = infatuated) to be stuck on somebodyin jdn verknallt sein (inf)
(inf) to be stuck with somebody/somethingmit jdm/etw dasitzen, jdn/etw am Hals haben (inf)
to squeal like a stuck pigwie am Spieß schreien

stuck

[stʌk]
1. pt & pp of stick
2. adj
a. (jammed) → bloccato/a
to get stuck → bloccarsi
b. (stumped) I'm stuck (fam) (with crossword, puzzle) → non riesco ad andare avanti
to be stuck for an answer → non sapere cosa rispondere
he's never stuck for an answer → ha sempre la risposta pronta

stick2

(stik) noun
1. a branch or twig from a tree. They were sent to find sticks for firewood.
2. a long thin piece of wood etc shaped for a special purpose. She always walks with a stick nowadays; a walking-stick / hockey-stick; a drumstick.
3. a long piece. a stick of rhubarb.
get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick
to misunderstand a situation, something said etc.

stuck

حَائِر, مَحْجُوز bezradný, zaseknutý sidde fast feststecken, nicht zurechtkommen κολλημένος, μπλοκαρισμένος atascado jumissa, olla jumiutunut coincé, être bloqué zapeo, zapeti bloccato, inceppato 行きづまった, 行き詰っている 곤경에 빠진, 막힌 klem, vastgelopen fast, fastkjørt utknąć, zablokowany bloqueado, preso, travado застрявший, столкнувшийся с непреодолимой трудностью fastna, sitta fast ชะงัก ติด, ติดชะงัก saplanmış, takılmak bị tắc, kẹt 卡住的, 被难住的

stuck

pret & pp de stick
References in classic literature ?
Meg's high-heeled slippers were very tight and hurt her, though she would not own it, and Jo's nineteen hairpins all seemed stuck straight into her head, which was not exactly comfortable, but, dear me, let us be elegant or die.
Once on a hot day in August he tried but found it stuck fast and after that he forgot all about it.
Notwithstanding this warning Ned stuck his head out of the tent.
Nevertheless, that legend has stuck in my mind, and sunflower-bordered roads always seem to me the roads to freedom.
She pronounced the Colonel an artist, and stuck to it.
After they were gone, we picked up one hundred and twenty- five pounds weight of bullets, besides what stuck in the logs of our fort; which certainly is a great proof of their industry.
The sentiment is probably assignable to the deep and aged roots which my family has stuck into the soil.
He rode with short stirrups, which brought his knees nearly up to the pommel of the saddle; his sharp elbows stuck out like grasshoppers'; he carried his whip perpendicularly in his hand, like a sceptre, and as his horse jogged on, the motion of his arms was not unlike the flapping of a pair of wings.
It sufficiently stuck out that, by tacit little tricks in which even more than myself he carried out the care for my dignity, I had had to appeal to him to let me off straining to meet him on the ground of his true capacity.