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stick together

1. To become and remain attached; to adhere together. All the pages are sticking together because of the humidity. I hate it when my pasta gets stuck together like this.
2. To affix something to another thing, especially with an adhesive of some kind. A noun or pronoun is usually used between "stick" and "together." They're trying to stick the pieces of the broken lamp together with tape. That doofus stuck his fingers together with superglue.
3. To assemble or reassemble something, especially quickly, easily, or sloppily. A noun or pronoun is usually used between "stick" and "together." It shouldn't be too hard to stick the thing together. Do we need any tools? They stuck the desk back together with duct tape. You can't even put anything on it or else it will collapse.
4. To remain in close company or contact (with someone else). My friends and I stuck together all throughout high school, but we drifted apart once we all started going to college. I think we've gotten separated from the others. Let's stick together until someone comes looking for us.
5. To remain committed, loyal, or united. We'll be able to negotiate a better deal so long as we all stick together. They can't fire all of us, after all.
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stick something together

 
1. to glue or paste something together. Use glue to stick these pieces together. Please stick the pieces of the broken vase together with glue.
2. to assemble something, perhaps in haste. He just stuck the model plane together, making a mess of it. Don't stick the parts together so fast. It won't look good.
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stick together

 
1. Lit. to adhere to one another. The noodles are sticking together. What shall I do? You need to keep the pieces separate while you fry them or else they will stick together.
2. Fig. to remain in one another's company. Let us stick together so we don't get lost. They stuck together through thick and thin.
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stick together

Remain united, as in It's important that we stick together on this issue. [Mid-1500s]
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stick together

v.
1. To join or put someone or something together with or as if with an adhesive material: I stuck the pieces together with glue. The hotel stuck us all together in one room.
2. To become or remain attached or in close association by or as if by adhesion: Two dollar bills stuck together, and I accidently counted them as one. Let's stick together so we don't get lost in the crowd.
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But we've got to stick together and put the work in on the training ground.
If we can and we stick together, as players we are the ones who can change it.
Everybody needs to stick together in the last four games to put a smile on everybody's face.
Now that we are experiencing problems on the field it is no less important for everyone to stick together again and together we will pull ourselves out of the position we are in at the moment.
Said Dove: ``We have a lot of really talented girls on this team, but what makes it fun is we really stick together.
The lads have got to stick together and I'm sure they will get out of it but nevertheless it is sad t o see.
Unfortunately, the metal particles in use today stick together when exposed to engine heat.
BARRY Town boss Kenny Brown has called for disgruntled League of Wales clubs to stick together and be patient after a week of disharmony, writes Mark Bloom.
But the German keeper feels they can salvage some prizes from a disappointing season if the players stick together.
One hypothesis is that silica gel makes sand grains stick together.
Due to the heavy load placed on them, these contacts are subject to deterioration due to arcing, and they have a tendency to stick together," explained Chi Leung, Director of Research and Development at AMI DODUCO North America.
It was a proud moment, but we need to stick together as a unit and whoever wears it we try and push for each other.
We have to stick together and do that on the training pitch and hopefully it will turn around on the (match-day) pitch.
We have to stick together and most of the lads are experienced, and we're going to need all that.
If we're going to get out of this confidence crisis or run of results, whatever you choose to describe it, it's not just important for the players to stick together.