Grammar Patterns

V to n

II.11 The 'stick' group

These verbs are concerned with obeying a rule or keeping an agreement.
If the appropriate codes of practice or building codes had been adhered to, then, in fact, the damage that was sustained in this event could have been significantly reduced.
He concedes that there are no firm guarantees that the different political parties will stick to their agreement.
  • adhere
  • conform
  • hold
  • keep
  • stick
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