kick aside

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kick aside

1. Literally, to force someone or something to one side with a kick. A noun or pronoun can be used between "kick" and "aside." I carried the boxes through the house, kicking aside the kids' toys as I went. I tried to stop him from leaving, but he just kicked me aside.
2. To discard, disregard, or do away with someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "kick" and "aside." I gave that company 30 years of my life, and now they are kicking me aside as if I meant nothing to them. They kicked aside my idea for something more cost effective.
See also: aside, kick

kick someone or something aside

 
1. Lit. to get someone or something out of the way by kicking. The bully kicked Timmy aside and grabbed our cake. I kicked aside the cats and came into the room.
2. . Fig. to get rid of someone or something. He simply kicked aside his wife and took up with some young chick. I kicked the old laptop aside and got a new one.
See also: aside, kick