kick something around (or about)

kick something around (or about)
kick something around (or about)
discuss an idea casually or experimentally.

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  • kick something around — (or about) discuss an idea casually or idly * * * ˌkick sth aˈbout/aˈround derived (informal) to discuss an idea, a plan, etc. in an informal way • We ll kick some ideas around and make a decision tomorrow. Main entry: ↑k …   Useful english dictionary

  • kick someone/something around — (informal) 1 we are undervalued and get kicked around: ABUSE, mistreat, maltreat, push around/about, trample on, take for granted; informal boss about/around, walk all over. 2 they began to kick ideas around …   Useful english dictionary

  • kick something about — ˌkick sth aˈbout/aˈround derived (informal) to discuss an idea, a plan, etc. in an informal way • We ll kick some ideas around and make a decision tomorrow. Main entry: ↑kickderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • kick — kick1 verb 1》 strike or propel forcibly with the foot.     ↘strike out with the foot or feet.     ↘(chiefly in rugby) score (a goal) by a kick. 2》 informal succeed in giving up (a habit or addiction). 3》 (of a gun) recoil when fired. noun 1》 an… …   English new terms dictionary

  • kick — kick1 [ kık ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to hit something or someone with your foot: Mom! Jimmy kicked me! Some children will bite and kick when they get angry. kick something open/closed/shut: Jerry kicked the door open. kick… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kick — 1 verb 1 HIT WITH YOUR FOOT (I, T) to hit something with your foot: She kicked me under the table. | Joe, stop kicking! | kick sth down/over etc: The police kicked the door down. | kick sth around/towards etc: Billy was kicking a ball around the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • kick — kick1 W3S2 [kık] v [I and T] 1.) to hit something with your foot kick sth down/over/around etc ▪ Billy was kicking a ball around the yard. ▪ The police kicked the door down. kick sb in the stomach/face/shin etc ▪ There was a scuffle and he kicked …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kick about — phrasal verb kick around or kick about Word forms kick around : present tense I/you/we/they kick around he/she/it kicks around present participle kicking around past tense kicked around past participle kicked around informal 1) British… …   English dictionary

  • kick around — phrasal verb kick around or kick about Word forms kick around : present tense I/you/we/they kick around he/she/it kicks around present participle kicking around past tense kicked around past participle kicked around informal 1) British… …   English dictionary

  • kick — kickable, adj. kickless, adj. /kik/, v.t. 1. to strike with the foot or feet: to kick the ball; to kick someone in the shins. 2. to drive, force, make, etc., by or as if by kicks. 3. Football. to score (a field goal or a conversion) by place… …   Universalium

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