Definition of Get stuck

1. Verb. Be unable to move further. "The car bogged down in the sand"

Exact synonyms: Bog Down, Grind To A Halt, Mire
Generic synonyms: Stand Still
Related verbs: Bog Down, Mire
Derivative terms: Mire



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Get Stuck

get real
get rid of
get rolling
get round to
get sick
get someone's back up
get someone's goat
get someone's number
get someone onto something
get something off one's chest
get something over with
get something straight
get started
get stranded
get stuck (current term)
get stuck in
get stuck into
get stuffed
get taken in
get the axe
get the bacon bad
get the ball rolling
get the best
get the best of
get the better of
get the boot
get the chop
get the drift
get the drop on

Literary usage of Get stuck

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1848)
"get stuck in the Mud.—Flamingoes and Spoonbills.—A ludicrous Adventure.—Dissection of Birds.—Return to the Port.—The Quartel.—A Catastrophe. —Departure. ..."

2. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"In), Johonkin], be fl. get) stuck ГШ (1. between)], adhere ftol, cling- ito] ; (purls- tukseen)be Jammed Г In, Johonkin; between, ..."

3. The Northwest Coast by James Gilchrist Swan (1857)
"get stuck in the Swamp.— Captain Nichols and his Whale-boat.—The Fiddler and myself take Passage.—Safe Arrival.—Another Start for Astoria. ..."

4. Still Learning to Read: Teaching Students in Grades 3-6 by Franki Sibberson, Karen Szymusiak (2003)
"Students need to know that they will always get stuck in their reading, but that throughout the year, they will be learning strategies for getting unstuck. ..."

5. I Read It, But I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers by Cris Tovani (2000)
"Other kids reveal that when they get stuck, they think harder. I know that strategy. It was taught to me by my fifth-grade teacher, who should have retired ..."

6. A Zulu-English Dictionary with Notes on Pronunciation: With Notes on by Alfred T. Bryant (1905)
"get stuck in across anything, as a small stick might get stuck crosswise within H ... get stuck across in or for a thing (ace.), as a bone in one's throat, ..."

7. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"If you get stuck—get a VAR. If you have a good question about ... If you get stuck, or better yet, before you get stuck—find a VAR from our website. ..."

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