- We're on a sticky wicket with these negotiations they could very well fail.
- I was on a sticky wicket when I claimed for a new camera on my insurance because I lost the old one entirely through my own carelessness.
- Most gangsters come to a sticky end eventually.
- His dismissal is rather a sticky business for all concerned.
- They put me in a sticky position.
- His dismissal was rather a sticky business for all concerned.