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kick off

phrasal verb with kick
 
 
/kɪk/ verb
When a football match or other event kicks off, it starts.Football/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sportsParts and stages of competitions
informal to start to get angry or complainBecoming angry and expressing anger
(Definition of kick off phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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