Stick 'em up!

Stick 'em up!

Put your hands in the air and don't move! (Usually said by someone with a gun during a robbery or arrest.) Stick 'em up, Johnson! I've got you in my sights, and I'm not afraid to put you down if you won't come into custody quietly. The man barged into the bank with a shotgun and told everyone to stick 'em up.
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stick 'em up!

hands up! (said typically by a person threatening someone else with a gun). informal
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ˌstick ’em ˈup!

(spoken) used to tell somebody to put their hands above their head when you are pointing a gun at them: This is a robbery! Stick ’em up!
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Stick ’em up!

verb
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