kick over

verb

Definition of kick over

intransitive verb

: to begin to fire used of an internal combustion engine

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No More Deaths gave news organizations videos of a Border Patrol agent kicking over water jugs meant for immigrants and of another agent pouring gallons of water on the ground. Washington Post, "Border activist uses religious grounds to ask case dismissal," 14 May 2018 The team was only allowed to leave after several players were filmed kicking over pails full of milk in a gesture of solidarity. Daniella Matar, The Seattle Times, "Ronaldo helps Juventus win but almost knocks teammate out," 10 Feb. 2019 No More Deaths gave news organizations videos of a Border Patrol agent kicking over water jugs meant for immigrants and of another agent pouring gallons of water on the ground. Washington Post, "Border activist uses religious grounds to ask case dismissal," 14 May 2018 No More Deaths gave news organizations videos of a Border Patrol agent kicking over water jugs meant for immigrants and of another agent pouring gallons of water on the ground. Fox News, "Arizona clergy call activists to support migrants on border," 3 Aug. 2018 Trippier struck a sweet free-kick over the Croatia wall in the fifth minute, guiding it perfectly past goalkeeper Danijel Subasic and into the top right scorer. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "Kieran Trippier's perfect free kick gives England early lead vs. Croatia," 11 July 2018 Instead, Cueva launched his spot kick over the bar and into orbit, and Peru never did end up finding the back of the net in the games that mattered. Grant Wahl, SI.com, "Punchless Argentina Barely Hanging on, Pogba Comes to Life at World Cup," 21 June 2018 He’s been known to chew on scenery — literally — and once kicked over a paint can onstage right before the show was about to start. New York Times, "Ravaged but Resilient: Creating ‘Once on This Island’," 27 Apr. 2018 By adopting National Trade Council director Peter Navarro’s aluminum tariffs this month, the White House effectively kicked over the table instead. Rupert Darwall, WSJ, "How Tariffs Dampen the Energy Boom," 21 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of kick over

1951, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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