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kick

Pronunciation: /kɪk/

Translation of kick in French:

n

  • 1 (of person, horse) coup (m) de pied; (of donkey, cow) coup (m) de sabot; (of swimmer) battement (m) de pieds; (of footballer) tir (m)
  • 2 [fam] (thrill) to get a kick out of doing prendre plaisir à faire

vt

  • (once) [person] donner un coup de pied à [person]; donner un coup de pied dans [door, ball, tin can]; [horse] botter [person]; [donkey, cow] donner un coup de sabot à [person]; (repeatedly) [person] donner des coups de pied à [person]; donner des coups de pieds dans [object] to kick sb on the leg [person, horse] donner à qn un coup de pied à la jambe [donkey, cow] donner à qn un coup de sabot dans la jambe

vi

  • [person] (once) donner un coup de pied; (repeatedly) donner des coups de pied; [swimmer] faire des battements de pieds; [cow] ruer; [horse] botter

Idioms

to kick the habit

[fam] (of drug addiction) décrocher [fam]; (of smoking) arrêter de fumer

I could have kicked myself

je me serais donné des claques [fam]

Phrasal verbs

kick around

kick about
donner des coups de pied dans, s'amuser avec [ball]

kick off

[Sport] donner le coup d'envoi 1.1 [fam], (start) commencer

kick out

kick out [animal] ruer
kick [sb] out [fam], virer [fam]

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