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Meaning of “kick against the pricks” in the English Dictionary

"kick against the pricks" in British English

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kick against the pricks

informal to ​argue and ​fight against ​people in ​authority
(Definition of kick against the pricks from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kick against the pricks”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反抗权威…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反抗權威…
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