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stuck on

stuck on

Date: Mar 14 2019

Themes: Celebrity, Pop Culture

Quote

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

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“I can still sing along and love it, but I’m not totally stuck on it, because I’m really attracted to lyrics.”

Actress Hilary Duff, talking about the type of music she enjoys

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

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like one thing more than anything else; obsessed with

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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When you want to put two things together, you often use glue or tape. Two pieces of paper will stick together with just a little bit of glue, but you’ll need a stronger glue for other material, like wood or glass. After the glue has dried, the top object (wood, paper, or whatever) is definitely stuck on the other thing. If the glue is good, the top object won’t move. It’s in a new position, and it’s staying there.

Being stuck on something, like music or a TV show, also means that a person isn’t moving. A person who is stuck on a band likely has that CD on repeat and isn’t planning on changing his music choice anytime soon. A girl who is stuck on a certain brand of clothing or make-up will always choose the same thing at the store. She knows what her favorite item is, and she’s going to keep using that same thing.

Actress Hilary Duff said she is not stuck on some of the music she listens to. She thinks the sound is good, but for her, words are what make a song really good. In order for her to be stuck on a song, the lyrics have to be as good as the the actual music.

What are you stuck on? Why is that thing your favorite?

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“Sheila is stuck on red lipstick. It’s her favorite color.”

“Danny is stuck on 80s music. New Kids on the Block is his favorite band.”

“Remember when we were stuck on owning a farm someday? Thank goodness we changed our plans!”

Winners

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

focus, concentrate
by jeanietanslieSuper Member!
stuck on means one track-mind?
by bkmiller0913Super Member!
to stuck on it means to love it
by Valentina Monaco
when you love some thing alot of you cann't leave it .. and you hold it as Glue
by hazem1097
Completely crazy about !
by Tomcat_380
a2020 Think about it all the time and you can't move on.
by a2020

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4aron

4aron

United States

I’m not sure if it’s just a regional thing, because I have heard this used in comercials, but I’m not sure I’ve ever heard anyone say this just talking in daily life.

02:50 PM Mar 14 2019 |

Rajendrak

Rajendrak

India

I am stuck on working, When I troubleshooting on problems on my networks.

11:09 AM Mar 14 2019 |

OPQ

OPQ

China

When i have time and feel boring, I would like to watch Asia drama, when i  found a good or interesting drama, I am stuck on it.


I love cross stitch, when i am making cross stitch, I am stuck on it. because i think those cross stitch are so cute or beautiful and i am very enjoy that i making cross stitch and listening music at the same time..

09:57 PM May 03 2015 |

1 person likes this

Sergijko

Sergijko

Ukraine

I’m stuck on running my own wind generation business because of high prices of electricity and heating in Ukraine. 

05:30 PM May 03 2015 |

1 person likes this

nehalmohfouz

Egypt

I am stuck on learning new languages and discover other people culture and traditions


08:13 AM Dec 22 2014 |

Yield

Yield

China

I am stuck on swimming but I don’t know how to swim.

12:53 PM Aug 12 2014 |

1 person likes this

NastyaBalioz

Ukraine

I am stuck on dance)

04:25 PM Aug 08 2014 |

rastak

rastak

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I stuck on learning English .

08:09 PM Aug 07 2014 |

karkri85

Spain

I’m stuck on shopping shoes.

04:27 PM Aug 07 2014 |

Fadie

Poland

I’m stuck on watching tv series.

04:00 PM Aug 07 2014 |

andrespretty2

Colombia

I’m stuck on a soccer team called Atletico Nacional from Medellin.

03:05 PM Aug 07 2014 |

2 people like this

Mr. Learner

Peru

I think I’m not stuck on anything!

02:31 PM Aug 07 2014 |

S&W

S&W

China

I was stuck on learning english here.

12:02 PM Aug 07 2014 |

2 people like this

batool899

batool899

Bahrain

My husband and I have stuck on the Burberry brand over the past few years.  I bought him a watch here for his birthday gift, he bought me a bag for my birthday.

11:14 AM Aug 07 2014 |

2 people like this

hninpwint

Myanmar

I stuck on Rock Music

08:55 AM Aug 07 2014 |

1 person likes this

rabindra shrestha

Nepal

i always stuck on my band because i love music

08:25 AM Aug 07 2014 |

1 person likes this

docfar

Pakistan

I know chrome browser is very popular these days but I’m still stuck on firefox.

05:50 AM Aug 07 2014 |

Eric_

Eric_

China

I like her old song “So Yesterday”

03:28 AM Aug 07 2014 |

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