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stuck with someone or something

burdened with someone or something; left having to care for or deal with someone or something. Please don't leave me stuck with your aunt. She talks too much. My roommate quit school and left me stuck with the telephone bill.
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stuck with somebody/something

forced to have or deal with someone or something you do not want or like Taxpayers may be stuck with a $330,000 bill for the Olympic festival. If you're late for dinner, you'll be stuck with the leftovers.
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stuck with

Saddled or burdened with; also, unable to get rid of. For example, Once again Dean was stuck with the check for all of the dinner guests, or She's my sister-in-law so I'm stuck with her. [Mid-1800s]
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