A set up
, a trick. If someone stitches you up, then they're playing you for a fool. It's often used when framing someone for a crime.
"I don't believe it, Dave! I was at home all night, I swear! I'm being stitched up!"
Some's schtick is their patter
, their sales pitch
, their routine. It can also simply be something that person is interested him.
"I see Jim Carey's still trying to get by with that funny-face schtick..."
Affirmative. Originally used over the radio to signify that you heard the other - you guessed it - 'loud and clear', the term now simply means "Yes, I understand you, now kindly leave me alone."
Teacher: "By Lord Iain, I want that damned work in tomorrow or it's your head! Do you hear me?"
Iain: "Loud and clear."
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