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for a kick-off

A phrase that precedes the first of several things mentioned. A: "OK, what did I do wrong?" B: "Well, for a kick-off, you put all of yesterday's paperwork in the wrong file."
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for a kick-off

You use for a kick-off to indicate that you are mentioning just one of a number of things, points, or reasons which you could mention if you wanted to. Is it not in fact the opinion of the public that most dentists earn far too much for a kick-off? Think what she has to give up. Smoking, for a kick-off, and having long hair. Note: The kick-off is the beginning of a football match.
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
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