Meaning of “kick against sth” in the English Dictionary

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"kick against sth" in British English

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kick against sth

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

to refuse to accept something and react strongly against it:

As a boy he always kicked against his father's authority.

(Definition of “kick against sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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