kick out of

kick out of (something)

1. To move out of or break free from something by kicking. The diver braced his feet against the rock and kicked out of the underwater cave. I managed to kick out of the officer's grasp and escape into the alleyway.
2. To cause something to move out of something else from the force of one's kick. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "kick" and "out." I kicked the kids' ball out of my yard and back into the street where they were playing. She kicked the empty box out of my office.
3. To remove someone from a place or expel someone from an organization. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "kick" and "out." They kicked him out of the movie theater for sneaking food inside. The principal will kick you out of school if you get into yet another fight! I just hope they don't kick us out of here when they realize who we are.
See also: kick, of, out
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kick something out of something

 and kick something out
to move something out of something or some place by kicking. The soccer player kicked the ball out of the tangle of legs. She got into the fracas and kicked out the ball.
See also: kick, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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