Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) remain in a location (for longer than intended)
How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
he/she decided to stick around for a while
Stick around' is an informal phrasal verb that means to stay or remain somewhere for a length of time. "Would you like to stick around for dinner this evening?" This is an expression you are more likely to hear in a social context.
Social Examples (Basic)
When Noel arrived in London and a job opportunity arose,he decided to stick around for a while.
I was planning to go home, but now that she's here,I think I'll stick around and talk to her.
The cat had been coming to our back door every night, andbecause we fed it, it just stuck around.
Professional Examples (Basic)
If you'd like to stick aroundI'd be happy to show you around the factory floor.
I'm afraid I will have to leave the meeting early I have a lot to do today and I can'tstick around for long.
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