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Kick about   /kɪk əbˈaʊt/   Listen
Kick about

verb
1.
Be around; be alive or active.  Synonyms: kick around, knock about.






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"Kick about" Quotes from Famous Books



... kick about the old name before Momsy. You see, I guess Uncle John wanted them to name a boy after him; and maybe they thought if they did so it might ...
— Janice Day, The Young Homemaker • Helen Beecher Long

... neck, with his arms as far round it as they would go. But then the horse stood as still as a stone, except that he lifted his head gently up to let the boy slip down to his back. For when he heard young Diamond's cry he knew that there was nothing to kick about; for young Diamond was a good boy, and old Diamond was a good horse, and the one was all right on the ...
— At the Back of the North Wind • George MacDonald

... earnest that Carl scarcely knew how to answer him. "That would be a waste of powder. The same business would go on in another street. The street doesn't matter. But what have you fellows out here got to kick about? You have the only safe place there is. Morgan himself couldn't touch you. One only has to drive through this country to see that you're ...
— O Pioneers! • Willa Cather

... got a new superintendent, a college guy. You know what they are; the company has tried 'em before. They draw the salaries and we do the work. This one down here now is making his little kick about the few pickings we get out of our jobs. You can go back to your work or you can stand right here with me till we get our ...
— Whispering Smith • Frank H. Spearman



Words linked to "Kick about" :   kick around, exist, be, knock about



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