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Фразеологизмы со словами: tick

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cancer stick
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A cigarette.
Throw away that cancer stick! Smoking is bad for you!
carrot and stick
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The promise of reward and threat of punishment, both at the same time.
Кнут и пряник.
John's father used the carrot and stick when he talked about his low grades.
The best method of upbringing is carrot and stick.
Самый лучший метод воспитания – кнут и пряник.
get on the stick
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To get moving; to stop being idle and to start working vigorously.
All right, man, let's get on the stick!
Compare:
ON THE BALL GET OFF ONE'S TAIL
hold a candle to
hold a stick to
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To be fit to be compared with; be in the same class with. A trite phrase used in negative, interrogative, and conditional sentences.
Henry thought that no modern ball club could hold a candle to those of 50 years ago.
make one tick
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To cause to operate; to motivate.
He is so secretive that we are unable to figure out what makes him tick.
If a salesperson knows what makes a customer tick, he will be able to sell a lot of merchandise.
It’s been impossible for us to figure out what makes our new boss tick. One moment she seems pleasant and then the next moment she’s upset.
more than one could shake a stick at
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Very many; a great many; more than you can count.
There were more people at the game than you could shake a stick at.
I had more assignments for homework than I could shake a stick at.
nose in
nose into
stick one's nose into
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Prying or pestering interest in; unwelcome interest in; impolite curiosity.
He always had his nose in other people's business.
Contrast:
NOSE OUT OF
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To move in close; move slowly in with the front first.
The ship nosed into the pier.
The car nosed into the curb.
rip off
stick it to somebody
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(Stress on "off") Steal.
The hippies ripped off the grocery store.
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Cheat.
The car dealership certainly ripped me off when I bought this car. It has caused me trouble constantly.
Be careful in doing business with that salesperson. He’ll stick it to you at the first opportunity.