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kick someone around

Definition of kick someone around in English:

Treat someone roughly or without respect: they can’t kick me around
More example sentences
  • Why are conservative pundits still kicking him around?
  • Four armed men forced him out of the car, put a bag over his head after kicking him around and threw him into a minivan.
  • But 10 days ago a pitiless thug broke into her home, kicked her around like a football and stole her life savings.
Synonyms
abuse, mistreat, maltreat, treat disrespectfully, treat inconsiderately, push around/about, boss about/around, trample on, take for granted
informal mess about/around, walk all over
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