stuck on (someone)

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stuck on (someone)

Smitten with someone. Oh, he's been stuck on you for years—of course he'll be your date to the dance!
See also: on, stuck
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*stuck on someone or something

1. Lit. attached, as if by glue, to someone or something. (Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) The gum is stuck on me. How do I get it off? The gum is stuck on the floor.
2. Fig. in love with someone or something; entranced with someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) Judy is really stuck on Jeff. She is stuck on herself.
See also: on, stuck

stuck on something

1. Fig. to be locked into an idea, cause, or purpose. Mary is really stuck on the idea of going to France this spring. You've proposed a good plan, Jane, but you're stuck on it. We may have to make some changes.
3. Fig. to be confused by something, such as a puzzle or a task. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) I'm stuck on this question about the tax rates.
See also: on, stuck
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

stuck on someone or something

mod. enamored with someone or something; obsessed with someone or something. Tom is stuck on himself—as conceited as can be. I’m really stuck on this stuff. It’s just yummy.
See also: on, someone, something, stuck
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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