What does ‘kick’ mean?

The word ‘kick’ can mean many different things. As a verb, it involves striking a person/object with your foot or quitting a habit/addiction.

For example:

  • Ronaldo kicked the ball into the back of the net. (striking a person/object with your foot)
  • I’ve kicked the booze for good this time. (quitting a habit/addiction)

Kick is a regular verb. The past tense is kicked and the past participle is Kicked. I’ll give you an example sentence of each tense:

  • I always kick my sister when she’s mean to me. (present)
  • He kicked the car door so hard that it broke. (past)
  • I will kick my smoking habit this year. (future)
verb phrases - kick
kick idioms - alive and kicking
verb phrase - get a kick out of something
Idioms with verbs - KICK - kick in the teeth
Idioms with verbs - KICK - kick oneself
kick someone off/out of something
verb phrase - kick something around
kick idioms - kick the bucket
kick idioms - kick the habit
verb phrase - kick to the curb
verb phrase - kick into touch
Idioms with verbs - KICK - kick off