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To kick someone or something - synonyms or related words



to hit someone or something with your foot

fight back

to hit or kick someone who is attacking you




to kick something or someone hard

set about


to attack someone by hitting or kicking them many times

kick someone’s face/teeth/head in

to hurt someone badly by kicking them

kick the door in

to break a door by kicking it

put/stick the boot in

to kick someone

kick/beat the shit out of someone

to kick or hit someone very hard

kick out

to try to hit or attack someone suddenly and violently with your foot


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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