There are 2 translations of kick in Spanish:

kick1

Pronunciation: /kɪk/

n

  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 c (thrill, excitement) placer (m) he seems to get a kick out of making her cry parece que se deleitara haciéndola llorar they broke the fence just for kicks rompieron la valla nada más que por divertirse he gets his kicks from driving like a maniac manejar or (Esp) conducir como un loco es como una droga para él 2.2 u (stimulating effect) this cocktail has a real kick to it este cóctel es explosivo, este cóctel pega fuerte [familiar/colloquial] 2.3 c (fad, phase) I'm on a health food kick at the moment ahora me ha dado por los alimentos dietéticos

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There are 2 translations of kick in Spanish:

kick2

vi

  • 1.1 [person] dar* patadas, patalear; [swimmer] patalear; [horse] cocear, dar* coces to kick and scream gritar y patalear they had to drag him there kicking and screaming tuvieron que llevarlo hasta allí a rastras 1.2 [dancer] levantar una pierna 1.3 [gun] dar* una coz or un culatazo or una patada 1.4 [runner] acelerar, picar* (Chi)

vt

  • 1 [ball] patear, darle* una patada or un puntapié a she kicked him in the shins le pegó una patada en la espinilla he kicked the boxes out of the way quitó las cajas de en medio de una patada he kicked the door open/shut abrió/cerró la puerta de una patada he was kicked by a horse le dio una coz un caballo she kicked the bedclothes off se destapó pataleando to kick oneself darse* con la cabeza contra la pared, darse* de patadas to kick sb upstairs ascender* a algn para quitárselo de en medio to kick sb when he's/she's down pegarle* a algn en el suelo
  • 2 (stop) [colloquial/familiar] [habit] dejar; [heroin] desengancharse de I used to smoke, but I've finally kicked it antes fumaba pero he logrado quitarme el vicio

Phrasal verbs

kick about

(BrE)

kick against

v + prep + o
[rules/authority] rebelarse contra

kick around

[colloquial/familiar]
v + o + adv 1.1 (treat badly) maltratar, tratar a las patadas [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 [idea/suggestion] estudiar 1.3to kick a ball around pelotear 1.1v + prep + o 2.1 (be present) andar* por he's still kicking around London, isn't he? todavía anda por Londres, ¿no? 2.2 (wander aimlessly) deambular or andar* dando vueltas por 1.2v + adv (be present) this umbrella's been kicking around for months hace meses que este paraguas anda (dando vueltas) por aquí

kick back

v + adv (AmE)
[colloquial/familiar] tranquilizarse*, calmarse

kick down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[door] echar abajo or derribar (a patadas)

kick in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [door] echar abajo or derribar (a patadas) I'll kick your teeth in! ¡te voy a hacer tragar los dientes! [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + adv (contribute money) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], contribuir*, poner*

kick off

v + adv 1.1 (in football) they kick off at three el partido empieza a las tres 1.2 (begin) [colloquial/familiar] [person/meeting] empezar* 1.1v + adv + o (begin) [discussion] iniciar, empezar*; [show] abrir*

kick out (of)

v + o + adv (+ prep + o)
echar his parents have kicked him out sus padres lo han echado de casa or [familiar/colloquial] lo han puesto de patitas en la calle she was kicked out of college la expulsaron de la universidad he got kicked out of the bar lo echaron or lo sacaron del bar a patadas [familiar/colloquial]

kick up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (raise) [leaves/dust] levantar 1.1v + adv + o to kick up a fuss o stink armar una bronca [familiar/colloquial], montar un número or un cirio (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to kick up a din o row armar un escándalo

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Word of the day órbita
f
orbit …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.