stuck with (someone or something)

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stuck with (someone or something)

Forced to tolerate, deal with, or manage someone or something. The executives want this in the final product no matter what, so it looks like we're stuck with it. Once you have kids with someone, you're pretty much stuck with that person for the rest of your life, even if you don't stay in a relationship.
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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

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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Then the public end up stuck with something that does not work for many years to come.
When Mo and Sacha are joking about Brangelina style nick-names for the hospital's couples, it's apt that Sacha and Chrissie get stuck with something that sounds like Crasher.
"When you're stuck with something, one tendency is to make peace with it and try to see it in as much of a positive light as you can," says Kristin Laurin, who cowrote the study with Steven Shepherd and Aaron C.
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Get a firm insurance quote BEFORE you buy a car - otherwise you might be stuck with something that attracts a premium which is prohibitively expensive.
If their software cannot be easily customized, customers will be stuck with something that becomes more inadequate over time."