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stuck with

stuck with

Date: Sep 19 2013

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

Go Super to Listen Go Super!

“I don’t need it, I don’t want it, and I’m stuck with it.”
- Actor Harrison Ford on technology (Us Weekly)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

Go Super to Listen Go Super!

attached to, unable to get rid of

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

Go Super to Listen Go Super!

What are some things that are sticky? There’s glue. There’s honey, and syrup. There’s tar. Some of those things are more difficult to wash off than others. For example, you can usually get glue or honey off with a bit of warm water. But tar? You might really be stuck with it for a long time.

To be stuck with something means that it’s with you. It’s in your life, and you have no way to get rid of it. You can be stuck with a person, or a thing, or a concept. The expression implies that you would prefer not to have the thing around, but that you have no power to get rid of it.

Harrison Ford feels this way about technology. He’s not interested in using it. He doesn’t want it at all. But he knows that he can’t do anything about its presence in his life. He’s stuck with it.

What’s something that you feel as if you’re stuck with?

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“Kelly bought shoes that are too small for her and now she is stuck with them because she lost the receipt. “

“I’m stuck with him as my lab partner all semester.”

“We’re stuck with this stupid, inefficient car until our lease expires.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Having ownership of something you don't want to own.
by englishteacher24/7
a2020 not being able to get rid of sth or someone.
by a2020
To reluctantly keep something.
by englishteacher24/7
cubi1604 Can't get rid of it
by cubi1604
imand be accompany with something and could not leave it, but you don't need it
by imand
Bojana can't get rid of it, forced to have something that you don't want
by Bojana

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rosa2020

rosa2020

Egypt

if you loved someone, and you dream to be your partner, you would wish stuck with him or her for ever. so it will be so a lovely and pretty adhesion!

11:36 AM Sep 20 2013 |

ola33

ola33

Japan

 I’m stuck with my French, English, Ukrainian and …swimming lessons. Take them away from me and you take away part of my happiness. So, I keeping them tight and grateful for them being so tenacious.;)


 

01:27 AM Sep 20 2013 |

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Sally Turquoise

United Kingdom

For me, i’m stuck with my roommate, she lives with me but I don’t like her at all, I tried to change the room but I couldn’t, so I’m stuck with her! :( And that’s really annoying. 

08:41 PM Sep 19 2013 |

elsapo

elsapo

Dominica

i think ill be stuck with englishbaby for the rest of my live

07:41 PM Sep 19 2013 |

adjir

adjir

Algeria

forced to do something you don’t want 

06:52 PM Sep 19 2013 |

mitya09

Russian Federation

I try to do all things in the consent with my thoughts and desires. So I can only sympathize with Harrison Ford.

06:32 PM Sep 19 2013 |

I M P E R I V M

United States


I’m stuck in the past and old games

05:26 PM Sep 19 2013 |

Ya Nina

Kazakhstan

There are many things or cases in mans lives when we stuck with it.
I know example when young wife has to be polite with her mother-in-law because in spite of her true feelings, she and her new relative stuck with each other and they have to learn to communicate with each other.
There is other example, when most women in their families have to be in the kitchen for a long time every day, but quite not all of them like it. In that case, they stuck with their house-keeping and cooking.
There are a lot of similar examples but I’m sure that, certainly, quite not all things give us pleasure but our task is learn how to like such things and then we can be absolutely satisfy your life and live in harmony with yourself.

03:55 PM Sep 19 2013 |

nhink

Viet Nam

i’m stuck with loneliness


03:07 PM Sep 19 2013 |

Seiyf_khawas

Turkey

and Im stuck with wonderful gifts of life,


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01:45 PM Sep 19 2013 |

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Seiyf_khawas

Turkey

Im stuck with Nature and its miracles,


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01:41 PM Sep 19 2013 |

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Odyssee

Odyssee

China

Kelly is stuck with her parent even though they always hit her . Am i right ??

01:36 PM Sep 19 2013 |

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cmown123

Taiwan

I have no choise to get rid of the technology usage.

01:08 PM Sep 19 2013 |

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sameyah

sameyah

Japan

I’m stuck in the moment but I’m still liking the way it is. :))

11:47 AM Sep 19 2013 |

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sameyah

sameyah

Japan

can’t be free from something or someone

11:41 AM Sep 19 2013 |

whipiry

whipiry

South Korea

in my carrier,,I wanna stuck with something and be crazy about it.


in my love, I wanna stuck with her, and also wanna let her be free from beings stuck with me.


As time goes by, Something fades away, not being stuck with it and let it go.


10:43 AM Sep 19 2013 |

Zambuka

Zambuka

United States

it’s good to be stcuk with the things which make you better. but we gotta easily get rid of the ones which worsen our life in one way or another

10:30 AM Sep 19 2013 |

leilahavaneh

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I’m stuck with the government.

10:19 AM Sep 19 2013 |

Jasonlongo

Jasonlongo

Congo, Democratic Republic Of The

I’m also stuck with English Baby, I can’t pass a day without reading or studying a lesson. How can I get rid of English Baby !!! Help ! Help! Help!, (someone whispers in my ear and says: No way ! No way!  No way !), Im stuck with internet though !!!

09:57 AM Sep 19 2013 |

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Jasonlongo

Jasonlongo

Congo, Democratic Republic Of The

In congo people are stuck with poverty, in all sense, they don’t even know how to get rid of that !!!

09:52 AM Sep 19 2013 |

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