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Meaning of “kick the habit” in the English Dictionary

"kick the habit" in British English

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kick the habit

informal to give up something ​harmful that you have done for a ​longtime: She used to be a ​heavysmoker but she ​kicked the ​habit last ​year.
(Definition of kick the habit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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kick the habit

(also kick a habit) to give up something that you have done for a ​longtime: She used to ​bite her ​nails but she ​kicked the ​habit last ​year.
(Definition of kick the habit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kick the habit”
in Chinese (Simplified) 改掉旧习, 戒除恶习…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改掉舊習慣, 戒除惡習…
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