Definition of kick against in English:

kick against

  • Express resentment at or frustration with (an institution or restriction).
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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.
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