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English definition of “kick about/around”

kick about/around

informal phrasal verb with kick     /kɪk/ verb
If something is kicking around a place, it is somewhere in that place, not being used: There must be a copy of it kicking around the office somewhere.PresentAvailable and accessibleUnavailable and inaccessible
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