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English definition of “kick off”

kick off

(COMPLAIN) informal phrasal verb with kick     /kɪk/ verb
to start to get angry or complain in a noisy way: The children started to kick off so I couldn't stay.ComplainingBecoming angry and expressing anger
(Definition of kick off (COMPLAIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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