stick to sth

Meaning(s)

1. continue with what you say/plan to do

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Professional

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stick to the plan/diet/point

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To 'stick to something' means to deliver on a promise or to fulfil an obligation which you agreed to or decided on at an earlier time. You might 'stick to an agreement' for an example or 'stick to a plan' that you agreed upon. This is an informal expression that you will hear used in social and professional contexts.

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  1. I know it is tough, but if you stick to your diet then you will lose weight.
  2. As long as everyone sticks to the plan, we shouldn't have any problems.
  3. I need to have a word with Peter. He hasn't been sticking to our agreement.
  4. You keep going off on a tangent. Please stick to the point.

Check Icon Professional Examples (Basic)

  1. I need to have a word with Peter. He hasn't been sticking to our agreement.
  2. You keep going off on a tangent. Please stick to the point.

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