Phrasal Verbs

stick out (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb stick out (2)


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

a. his tongue

b. his chest

c. his leg

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