kick over

verb
kicked over; kicking over; kicks over

Definition of kick over

intransitive verb

: to begin to fire used of an internal combustion engine

Examples of kick over in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So too has Congress disfigured the presidential office by kicking over so many responsibilities to the executive branch. Michael Brendan Dougherty, National Review, "Nikki Haley Has a Point," 11 Nov. 2019 Lock Tevita Cavubati was yellow-carded for carelessly diving shoulder-first into a ruck, and Biggar set up Adams in the left corner with a kick over the defense for a converted score in the 17th. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Wales reaches RWC quarterfinals after thrilling win vs Fiji," 9 Oct. 2019 Surveillance footage from the park shows a woman matching Williams’ description walking up to the statue and drawing on it before kicking over several nearby potted plants. Andy Nguyen, Glendale News-Press, "Glendale woman accused of vandalizing memorial to comfort women, writing other bigoted graffiti," 27 Sep. 2019 Miralem Pjanic swept an early free-kick over the wall and into the back of the net in that game at the San Paolo in March. SI.com, "Juventus vs Napoli: Where to Watch, Buy Tickets, Live Stream, Kick Off Time & Team News," 29 Aug. 2019 Milivojevic’s success relies heavily on the tricky feet of Ivorian winger Wilfried Zaha and his ability to win an insane number of spot kicks over the course of the season. SI.com, "Premier League Fantasy Football: 10 Players You Should Absolutely Avoid Like the Plague," 7 Aug. 2019 The video showed Campbell kicking over a shopping basket with Haney’s belongings and drawing his weapon. Nicole Hensley, Houston Chronicle, "Security guard charged with murder in shooting outside washateria," 19 June 2019 Rebecca Kanter was taken into custody on Tuesday after allegedly screaming and cursing at embassy staff and kicking over a display and some furniture. Bonnie Stiernberg, Billboard, "A$AP Rocky Fan Arrested After Threatening to Blow Up Swedish Embassy," 27 July 2019 In the movies, angry managers throw all the bats into the shower or kick over the postgame spread. Peter Abraham, BostonGlobe.com, "This season hasn’t been easy for Alex Cora, but he’s not about to panic," 9 July 2019

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First Known Use of kick over

1951, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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14 Nov 2019

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The first known use of kick over was in 1951

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