Messed around and got stuck, now he’s sitting at home like, ‘What the [bleep]?!
So she was stuck, for a goodish bit of time, with a load of red-faced paunches who thought she was the spawn of hell.
Note: Play this video at your own risk, because the song will get stuck in your head.
There is a saying in North Waziristan: The people there are stuck “between drones in the sky, and daggers on the earth.”
As the country waited with baited breath, national media covered the mission to rescue the miners, stuck 240 feet underground.
When she arched her back and stuck her stomach out she felt like a tall lady in a crinoline and shawl.
There he stuck, and it stood to reason that he could not win.
After some days the ogre told him again to put out his finger, and Thirteenth stuck out a spindle.
Finally he suggested that if Timmins was "no stuck on his Methodisticals," he might join the kirk.
Then he smashed with the chair again to remove the fragments that stuck up like jagged knives.
"unable to go any further," 1885, from past participle of stick (v.). Colloquial stuck-up "assuming an unjustified air of superiority" is recorded from 1829.
Old English sticca "rod, twig, spoon," from Proto-Germanic *stikkon- "pierce, prick" (cf. Old Norse stik, Old High German stehho, German Stecken "stick, staff"), from PIE *steig- "to stick; pointed" (see stick (v.)). Meaning "staff used in a game" is from 1670s (originally billiards); meaning "manual gearshift lever" first recorded 1914. Stick-ball is attested from 1824. Alliterative connection of sticks and stones is recorded from mid-15c.
Old English stician "to pierce, stab," also "to remain embedded, be fastened," from Proto-Germanic *stik- "pierce, prick, be sharp" (cf. Old Saxon stekan, Old Frisian steka, Dutch stecken, Old High German stehhan, German stechen "to stab, prick"), from PIE *steig- (cf. Latin in-stigare "to goad;" Greek stizein "to prick, puncture," stigma "mark made by a pointed instrument;" Old Persian tigra- "sharp, pointed;" Avestan tighri- "arrow;" Lithuanian stingu "to remain in place;" Russian stegati "to quilt").
Figurative sense of "to remain permanently in mind" is attested from c.1300. Transitive sense of "to fasten (something) in place" is attested from late 13c. Stick out "project" is recorded from 1560s. Slang stick around "remain" is from 1912; stick it as a rude bit of advice is first recorded 1922.
Drunk: He knew where the colonel lived from the time he'd taken him home stewed/ He came in stewed to the gills (entry form 1737+, variant 1922+)