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Stick Out

How to Conjugate Stick Out

  • Infinitive: Stick Out
  • Present Tense: Stick Out/ Sticks Out
  • -ing Form: Sticking Out
  • Past Tense: Stuck Out
  • Past Participle: Stuck Out
Stick Out is a separable phrasal verb and has 4 definitions.

Definitions of Stick Out:

1. To extend something outward.

Examples: There is a famous picture of Einstein with his tongue sticking out.
Why do dogs like to stick their heads out of car windows?

2. To be easily recognizable.

Examples: Americans can easily stick out in Europe because of their accent.
Her bright green eyes made her stick out from the rest of the girls.

3. To continue to do something.

Examples: Despite the distance of the race, they stuck it out until the end.
They had some rough patches throughout their marriage, but they stuck it out and are still together.

4. When something extends from its main part.

Examples: The branches of that tree are sticking out.
The thorns are sticking out of the bush.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.