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stick out (2)

Meaning: to move part of your body out and away from the rest of your body

For example:

  • stick out sth Roosters usually stick out their chests and throw back their heads as they crow.

  • stick sth out If a Tibetan guy sticks his tongue out, he's greeting you in the traditional Tibetan way.

Nouns often used as objects with
stick out (2): chest, arm, elbow, leg, foot, tongue, stomach, bottom

Quick Quiz:

The defender tripped the forward by sticking out
  1. his tongue
  2. his chest
  3. his leg

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