Translation of "kick off" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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kick off

phrasal verb with kick uk /kɪk/ us /kɪk/ verb


C1 If a game of football kicks off, it starts.

What time does the game kick off? 比赛什么时候开始?
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informal to start to get angry or complain in a noisy way

The children started to kick off so I couldn't stay. 孩子们开始吵嚷地抱怨了,因此我得走了。

kick-offnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈkɪk.ɒf/ us /ˈkɪk.ɑːf/

the time when a game of football starts, or when it begins again after it has stopped because of a goal, etc.

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informal the time when an activity starts


(Translation of “kick off” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)