Meaning of “kick up (something)” in the English Dictionary

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"kick up (something)" in American English

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kick up (something)

phrasal verb with kick us /kɪk/ verb [ I/T ]

to cause something to be much more active or noticeable:

Construction workers kicked up clouds of dust.
As the storm moves into the desert, the wind and rain start to kick up.

(Definition of “kick up (something)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)