kick away


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kick someone or something away

to force someone or something away by kicking. Fred kicked the intruder away from the gun he had dropped on the floor. Then he kicked away the gun. The kickboxer kicked the mugger away.
See also: away, kick
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In this way the argumental structure central to that metaphysics is treated as a Wittgensteinian ladder that we can kick away, that is, which auto-deconstructs, thereby placing us before unlimited, unqualified existence, the Difference between existence and nothingness.
GOING after the kingpins of Scotland's organised crime gangs will help kick away the foundations of this menace.
Bookies will soon be offering odds on which right-wing comedian will kick away Corbyn's walking stick - my money's on Boris Johnson.
A draw now looked the only conclusion but on 89 minutes Jack Webb was pushed over in the area and - after a delay while the net was mended - Alex Naughton put the spot kick away to send Griff into the top six.
They should listen to Labour's plans for a local benefit cap and drop their proposals to kick away support from some of the most vulnerable people in society.
The opening heat had seen Maggie Lucas's Premarket Babe take full advantage of a dream run up the inner and kick away around the final two bends for a comfortable 24.
Barnsley failed to clear their lines and Long pulled the ball down before crashing in a shot which Steele did well to kick away to safety.
In the modern game it is very difficult to 'target' the full back unless you are willing to kick away possession which, let's be honest, the All Blacks rarely do.
But when West End gave a free kick away 25 yards out, the Grangetown striker rose unchallenged in the box to head in to equalise.
As young lads, Jack and his brother Bobby spent hours dreaming of playing for England as they enjoyed endless schoolboy matches at the Hirst Welfare in Ashington, Northumberland ( just a corner kick away from their family home.
R, set up at determined depth, secure ball, find chute on right side, anticipate kick away from pressure.
They taught us a lesson in ball retention and we tended to kick away good possession and attempt to run poor possession.
Hull regained control of the game as Lions continued to kick away possession and Hull re-took the lead after 69 minutes through Joe Wright's penalty.
Former Welsh boss Yorath, who was once a penalty kick away from taking Wales to the 1994 World Cup, is delighted to have Southall on board.