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Phrase used to lull a person into a false sense of attaining a desired thing and then having it taken away before the person takes possession.
*A kid is laying flat on broken ice and his comrades are looking for a way to help him. A grizzly old man, whose land the children are trespassing on pipes in with his advice:

"Alright, give 'em the stick."

Kids lean out to extend the stick to the wayward lad.

"DON'T GIVE 'EM THE STICK!!!"

The kid drowns.

*Fensler Films - G.I. Joe P.S.A
by BrandoniusRex September 05, 2007
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