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kick in

Definition of kick in in English:

Come into effect or operation: the hospital’s emergency generators kicked in
More example sentences
  • I think the medication is finally kicking in and that was what I was waiting for.
  • She put her terror to one side as her professional training kicked in and she provided emergency care.
  • He is soon feeling sick and unhappy as the effects of his high fat diet kick in.
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