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kick against

Definition of kick against in English:

Protest against or resist (something): young people are supposed to kick against the establishment
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  • Working in television provided him with training, a secure job and an establishment to kick against, and he remains grateful for all of this.
  • Sheffield always kicks against the national trend and one thing I discovered over the years is that just because something happened nationally does not mean it is going to happen in Sheffield.
  • Inevitably, self-obsessed Gwen kicks against the system, until learning lessons the hard way.
resist, rebel against, oppose, struggle/fight against, refuse to accept;
protest against, complain about, rage against, grumble about, object to;
defy, disobey, reject, spurn
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