stick one on someone

stick one on someone
Vrb phrs. To hit or beat up someone. E.g."I'm going to stick one on him if he shows up tonight."

English slang and colloquialisms. 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 [[t]stɪ̱k[/t]] NOUN USES ♦♦♦ sticks 1) N COUNT A stick is a thin branch which has fallen off a tree. ...people carrying bundles of dried sticks to sell for firewood. Syn: twig 2) N COUNT A stick is a long thin piece of wood which is used for… …   English dictionary

  • 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 to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms stick to : present tense I/you/we/they stick to he/she/it sticks to present participle sticking to past tense stuck to past participle stuck to 1) stick to something to do something that you promised or… …   English dictionary

  • stick — stick1 stickless, adj. sticklike, adj. /stik/, n., v., sticked, sticking. n. 1. a branch or shoot of a tree or shrub that has been cut or broken off. 2. a relatively long and slender piece of wood. 3. a long piece of wood for use as fuel, in… …   Universalium

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