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stick around

To remain or linger in one location; to not leave or abandon (someone or something). Hey, stick around for a minute, I need to talk to you. We stuck around after the concert to see if we could get backstage. Everyone thought the manager would have moved on to something else years ago, but he's still sticking around.
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stick around

[for a person] to remain in a place. The kids stuck around for a time after the party was over. Oh, Ann. Please stick around for a while. I want to talk to you later.
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stick around

Remain, linger, as in I hope you'll stick around till the end. This idiom uses stick in the sense of "stay." [Colloquial; early 1900s]
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stick around

v.
To remain or linger in some place: I stuck around the lobby while my friend used a pay phone. We stuck around after the show to meet the band. They stuck around in the apartment until the delivery person arrived.
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stick around

in. to remain nearby. I think if you’ll stick around, you’ll get a seat sooner or later.
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Clonbrin Best clearly has the pick of the draw but he has been beaten in some modest races since arriving from Ireland, Stick Around and Coilltes Choice may not get the run when it mattters, and Lenson Hero looks to have it all to do.
Fans who want to attend the opening night can watch Saad, Hartman, Wingels, Pirri and Bollig's team take on DeBrincat and Johnson's group at 6:20, then stick around for Game 2 when Schmaltz and Dzingel's team take on Hinostroza, Jokiharju and Oesterle's squad.
It's estimated that it started orbiting Earth around a hundred years ago and plans to stick around for a few centuries more.
But I would like to think it can be resolved and people stick around."
Although Lampard is due to join up with City's US franchise, New York City FC, next month, the former England star looks certain to stick around until March when the MLS season begins.
And it does look like it might not just be a one-day-wonder - the 20 degree heat looks set to stick around into early next week, maybe even until Tuesday, when there is just a very slight chance of showers.
"The flowers don't stick around for long though so now is the time to get out there and see them."
NEIGHBOURS The look on Sonya's face when her mysterious sister Jade turned up on her doorstep last week said it all, and she's none too pleased to hear that she plans to stick around.
But Stoke manager Pulis hopes to convince Faye to stick around. He said: "We remain in discussions with Abby because he's a decent player.
We may stick around and see the other bands but maybe not if it's rock because that's not for me.
But until this summer, anyone who forgot to pack a picnic wouldn't stick around long--the concession had been shuttered for years.
The Strawberry, the logo which represents the Cardiff Festival pictured below, will stick around until Bank Holiday Monday, August 31.
But when you reach the dying notes of the 007 finale, stick around for the 21st century soda pop of hidden track Michaela Strachan Broke My Heart.
Absent the microbe, the residue would "stick around for cons," building up in the soil and contaminating groundwater, says Wolfenden.
"My sense is students who came here in the past for pre-medical studies (that) were looking to the south (to finish their education) will be more likely to stick around, and we should be able to attract more pre-med students than in the past," says Lakehead president Dr.