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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"It is extremely disappointing because I was expecting us to kick away in that second half.
'But there's another big game coming up and you're only one kick away from everybody thinking you're a poor kicker, so you have to keep your concentration.
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.
And he must do it in 0.4 seconds - which leaves just about 0.7 seconds to get the kick away.
I'm already waist deep in blue, the waves slosh up around my breasts, small waves, this is the blue chlorine of the swimming pool, the boys grabbing my ankles as I kick away from the side, my blue strap sliding down, he's seen my nipple, shriveled and blue.
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.
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 24.84sec success.
"When we did get in front with James Hudson's try I thought that would be it, but the way we gave away that try straight from the restart was terrible." With scrum-half Micky Young's charged-down clearance allowing winger Matt jess the simplest of scores, Tait said: "It's a set play that we've worked on thousands of times in training, but we didn't get the blockers in quickly enough and Micky was too casual in getting his kick away.
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.
R, set up at determined depth, secure ball, find chute on right side, anticipate kick away from pressure.
GOING after the kingpins of Scotland's organised crime gangs will help kick away the foundations of this menace.
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.