kick away

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kick away

1. To propel someone or something away (from someone, something, or oneself) with a kick. A noun or pronoun can be used between "kick" and "away." I tried to stop him from leaving, but he just kicked me away. I was terrified of the snakes slithering around our feet, but our guide just nonchalantly kicked them away from the trail.
2. To dismiss and send away someone in a very rude, abrupt, or improper manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "kick" and "away." I gave that company 30 years of my life, and now they are kicking me away as if I meant nothing to them. You simply cannot kick away customers like that, or we'll start getting horrible reviews online!
See also: away, kick

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