|to kick||Hit something with your foot|
|to kick the bucket||(in slang) Die|
|to kick the habit||Give up an addiction
He finally kicked the habit and stopped smoking.
|to kick one's heels||Have nothing to do while waiting for something
He had to kick his heels for hours because the bus was so late.
|to kick up one's heels||To enjoy oneself at a party
John passed his final exams. Now he's going to kick up his heels for a few days to celebrate.
|to kick up a dust||Make a fuss|
|to kick up a fuss||Cause a disturbance, protest about something|
|to kick somebody upstairs||Promote somebody to a position apparently more important, just to get rid of him|
|to kick around||Be present
The idea had been kicking around for some days before it was implemented.
|to kick something around/round||Discuss informally
They kicked some ideas around and finally make a decision.
|to kick off||Start a football match
Manchester kicked off and scored in the first minute.
|to kick something off||Begin a meeting, a discussion
He asked me to kick off the discussion.
Remove something by kicking
|to kick somebody out||Expel somebody by force
He was kicked out of the business for fighting.
|a kick in the teeth||Unpleasant and unexpected action
The idea turned out to be a kick in the teeth for all the employees.
|alive and kicking||Still living, in good health
I'm glad to hear that he's alive and kicking.
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