stick it into


stick it into
   1. see stick3
   2. to extort money etc. from with threats
   Figuratively wounding with a weapon:
    They had pictures, who the hell knows what else? But they stuck it into him. (Diehl, 1978 — he was being blackmailed.
   The pictures were incriminating photographs)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • stick — stick1 [ stık ] (past tense and past participle stuck [ stʌk ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 attach something to something ▸ 2 put quickly & carelessly ▸ 3 push something long into something ▸ 4 become difficult to move ▸ 5 when name is accepted ▸ 6 in card… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stick — I UK [stɪk] / US verb Word forms stick : present tense I/you/we/they stick he/she/it sticks present participle sticking past tense stuck UK [stʌk] / US past participle stuck *** 1) [transitive] to push something long and thin into or through… …   English dictionary

  • stick — 1 /stIk/ verb past tense and past participle stuck 1 PUSH (transitive always + adv/prep, intransitive always + adv/prep) if a pointed object sticks into something or you stick it into something, it is pushed into it: stick sth in/into/through etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stick — stick1 noun 1》 a thin piece of wood that has fallen or been cut off a tree.     ↘a stick used for support in walking or as a weapon.     ↘(the sticks) informal goalposts or cricket stumps.     ↘Nautical, archaic a mast or spar. 2》 (in hockey,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • stick —    1. to kill    Supposedly with a pointed weapon, of cattle in an abattoir and of wild pigs in hunting. It used also to mean to wound:     The black thief has sticket the woman. (Carrick, 1835)    2. a spirit added to another drink    Perhaps… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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  • stick — [stik] n. [ME stikke < OE sticca, akin to Du stek, ON stik < IE base * steig , a point > STAKE, Frank * stakka, Gr stigma, L instigare, INSTIGATE] 1. a long, usually slender piece of wood; specif., a) a twig or small branch broken off or …   English World dictionary


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