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Difference between stuck and fix #1 (permalink) Thu Oct 19, 2006 8:05 am   Difference between stuck and fix
 

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ESL/EFL Test #214 "What comes next (the letter)", question 6

And you must know why this fact ..........

(a) has fixed in my mind
(b) has adhered in my mind
(c) has fastened in my mind
(d) has stuck in my mind

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #214 "What comes next (the letter)", answer 6

And you must know why this fact has stuck in my mind.

Correct answer: (d) has stuck in my mind
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Difference between stuck and fix #2 (permalink) Thu Oct 19, 2006 8:41 am   Difference between stuck and fix
 

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Fix, adhere, fasten and stick can all mean the same, as here-- but the idiomatic collocation is the fact has stuck in my mind.
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