stick verb

ADV. just, simply He simply stuck a pin in at random amongst the names of candidates.

PREP. in, into, on, onto, through He stuck the note through her letter box. PHRASAL VERBS stick to sth

ADV. close, closely | rigidly, slavishly, strictly sticking slavishly to the rules | doggedly, firmly, resolutely, stubbornly She simply made a decision and resolutely stuck to it.

VERB + STICK tend to I tended to stick to tried and tested techniques. | decide to | be determined to