- vt. & vi. 踢 hit with the foot
- [C]踢 act of kicking
- [C]〈非正〉极度兴奋,快乐 thrill; feeling of pleasure
- [U]精力,效应 strength; effectiveness
the act of delivering a blow with the foot;
"he gave the ball a powerful kick"
"the team's kicking was excellent"
the swift release of a store of affective force;
"they got a great bang out of it"
"what a boot!"
"he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"
"he does it for kicks"
the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
informal terms for objecting;
"I have a gripe about the service here"
the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs);
"a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics;
"the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"
"the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"
drive or propel with the foot
thrash about or strike out with the feet
strike with the foot;
"The boy kicked the dog"
"Kick the door down"
kick a leg up
spring back, as from a forceful thrust;
"The gun kicked back into my shoulder"
"kick a habit"
"give up alcohol"
make a goal;
"He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness;
"My mother complains all day"
"She has a lot to kick about"
- That horse kicked me.
- It's not fair to kick another player in football.
- The rifle kicked my shoulder when I fired it.
- The bruise was caused by a kick.
- He gave the table an angry kick.
- The probability of obtaining a lattice atom displacement via the phonon kick process is evidently small.
- And while you may want to kick back this weekend, if you don't have a little structure, you'll end up feeling like you've wasted precious time.
- It is a rifle with a heavy kick.
- The pony struggled and kicked.
- Be careful, the horse kicks.
- Simon was floating in the water and kicking with his feet.
- If the people are taxed much more, they'll begin to kick.
- He's crying because she kicked him.
- The horse kicked me when I tried to ride it.
- The horse kicked him on the shin.
- The boys are kicking a football.
- The rifle kicked Tom's shoulder.
- The man kicked the door open in his rage.
- The man wanted to kick her to death.
- The horse has a mean kick.
- He gave the ball a kick.
- His leg was injured by a kick from a horse.
- If the door won't open, give it a kick.
- He gave the door a kick to open it.
- He gave her a kick on the backside.
- The article gave me a kick.
- She gets her kicks from windsurfing and skiing.
- He's a sick man,but he still has some kick in him.
- This drink has a kick.
- kick about〔around〕1( v.+adv. )
〈口〉谈论 talk about a subject trying to reach a decision
kick sth ⇔ about〔around〕
The boys were kicking an old ball about.
Children enjoy kicking piles of dead leaves around.
He kicked about a good deal before settling down.
Davis kicked around in several stock companies.
We never dreamt that old Tom would still be kicking around after such a serious operation.
The idea of flight had been kicking around for centuries before man actually achieved it.
I found this book kicking about upstairs, is it yours?
That letter has been kicking around for weeks and no one's answered it yet.
那封信放在那里有几个星期了,至今还没有人写回信。kick sb/sth ⇔ about/around
The mother was taken to court for kicking the children about.
The boy was in such a temper that he started kicking his little brother about.
You had better stop trying to kick us around .
The bigger boys are always kicking him around .
There must be something wrong with a child who kicks his toys around.
This old suitcase looks as though it has been kicked about a lot.
那个箱子好像被摔打得挺厉害。kick sth ⇔ about〔around〕
We started kicking the idea around right back in January, but a decision hasn't been made yet.
At first our committee didn't want to accept my plan for a proposed branch office, and so they decided to kick it around for a while.
After the clinical examination, the consultant invited his students to put forward any suggestions they had kicked about the nature of the disease.
- kick about〔around〕2( v.+prep. )
〈口〉在…流浪〔漫游〕 travel somewhere in a casual way without a plan or schedule
kick sb/sth about〔around〕 sth
The boys enjoy kicking a football about a field.
The horse kicked its fallen rider about the head.
骑手摔在地上,马朝他的头上乱踢。kick about〔around〕 sth
I wonder whose shirt this is?It's been kicking about the changing room for months.
That old book has been kicking about the house for years.
这本旧书在房子里扔了好几年了。kick about〔around〕 sth
He spent a whole month just kicking around the countryside, enjoying the peace and quiet.
He's been kicking about Europe since his discharge from the army.
- kick against (v.+prep.)
反对,抗议 protest about or resist sth
kick against sth
He has been kicking against this transfer for weeks.
I always kick against Bill's ideas.
Jack kicked against the rising prices.
To my mind, it's better to fall in with the arrangements than to kick against them.
John kicked against his wife's idea of travelling in Africa in summer.
You'll only make yourself feel worse if you kick against your fate—you just have to learn to accept it.
It's no use trying to kick against the rules.
You must obey the rule. It is useless for you to kick against the pricks.
- kick at ( v.+prep. )
〈非正〉反对,不喜欢 oppose or dislike sth
kick at sb/sth
I saw you kicking at my dog !
The bandit kicked at the legs of the two villagers.
那匪徒向这两个村民的腿上踢了两脚。kick at sth/v-ing
I have always kicked at your ideas.
Even middle-class consumers in the U.S. are beginning to kick at the runaway prices.
You'll only make yourself feel worse if you kick at your bad luck—you just have to learn to accept it.
The customers are kicking at paying such high prices, and they can hardly be blamed.
- kick away ( v.+adv. )
踢倒; 踢开 remove sth as a support, by kicking
kick away at sb/sth
The famous footballer said that the secret of his success was the time he spent in his youth practising, just kicking away at a ball for hours on end, in an empty field with a few friends.
这位著名球星说,他的成功秘诀就在于年轻时花时间练球。那时,他总是和几个朋友在一个空场上踢,一踢就是几个小时。kick sth ⇔ away
They kicked away the wooden posts and brought the whole thing down.
Kicking away the blocks holding the wheels, the pilot jumped into the light plane and flew off.
- kick back ( v.+adv. )
〈非正〉回击 attack in return
kick sb/sth ⇔ back
The center forward kicked the ball to the quarter-back, who kicked it back to him.
Don't blame me for the fight—he kicked me first, and I only kicked him back.
This kind of feverish cold is slow to cure, it often kicks back just when you think you are better.
The engine kicked back.
Be careful when you start the motor, it sometimes kicks back.
His false accusations kicked back and ended up with himself in prison.
他的诬告反而害了自己,落得个坐牢的下场。kick sth ⇔ back
The thief had to kick back the stolen money at last.
The embezzler was severely punished and enjoined to kick back a portion of the stolen money each month.
Don't kick back; I'm only joking.
别报复,我只是开开玩笑罢了。kick back at sb/sth
You ought to kick back at such malicious slander.
Tom wanted to kick back at the people who had written so unfavorably about his new book in the newspapers.
- kick down ( v.+adv. )
换低挡 change a motorcycle engine to a lower gear
kick sb/sth ⇔ down
That player doesn't play fairly; did you see him kick his opponent down?
When you are going up a steep hill and losing speed, you have to kick down.
当你在爬一个陡峭的山坡而速度慢下来时,你必须换低挡。kick sth ⇔ down
He kicked the car down from third to second, and we slowed down.
- kick downstairs ( v.+adv. )
〈口〉(使)降级,(使)地位下降 move sb to humbler position
- kick in1 ( v.+adv. )
〈非正〉缴付 add one's share of money
kick sth ⇔ in
Did you see how he treated the cat?He just opened the door and kicked the poor animal in!
In the last minute, the player kicked the ball in and so ensured his team's victory.
在最后一分钟,这位球员进了一个球,从而使他那个队稳操胜券。kick sth ⇔ in
The firemen had to kick the door in to get inside the burning building.
“Go on, hit him! Kick his teeth in!”shouted the angry crowd.
Mr. Jones said he would kick in with 500 dollars.
琼斯先生认捐500美元。kick sth ⇔ in
We all agreed to kick in 10％ of the cost.
If each of us kicks in a small amount, it'll be enough to buy things for the party.
- kick in2 ( v.+prep. )
伤害某人的感情,强烈反对某人 hurt sb's feelings; harm sb on purpose; oppose sb rudely; treat sb inconsiderately
kick sb in sth
While the man was lying on the ground, his attackers kicked him in the face.
那个人倒在地上时,那些攻击他的人就踢他的脸。kick sb in the teeth
Mr.Wall had been the Member of Parliament for this area for ten years, but at the last election, the voters kicked him in the teeth by electing his opponent.
- kick off( v.+adv. )
〈美口〉停止运转 (of a machine) stop working
The teams kick off at three o'clock.3
A sports personality was invited to kick off at the final.
The match is due to kick off at 2:30 p.m.
When should we kick off?
The party kicked off in great style.
聚会隆重地开始了。kick off with sth
We kicked off with soup, and then went on to duck and green peas.
Who will kick off with the first question for our speaker?
谁向我们的讲演者提第一个问题?kick sth ⇔ off
I was surprised when they kicked off the interview by asking me about my girlfriend.
The theatre company will kick off the season with a production of The Playboy of the Western World .
The movie festival was kicked off with the showing of a new film.
电影节以放映一部新片拉开帷幕。kick sb/sth ⇔ off
He kicked his slippers off and dropped onto the bed.
The dog attacked me, biting my left foot, but I kicked it off.
Well,I really must kick off now. I've stayed long enough.
After his wife kicked off, he lived alone.
He kicked off after a long and painful illness.
Having received a fatal blow, the enemy lieutenant instantly kicked off.
That old washing machine has kicked off again.
- kick on ( v.+adv. )
(使)突然开始运转 (of sth electrical, machinery, etc.) (cause to) begin working, usually suddenly
Suddenly, the motor kicked on, when I had almost given up hope.
当我几乎绝望时,马达却突然转动起来了。kick sth ⇔ on
The policeman kicked the switch on, and light flooded the room.
- kick oneself
自责 regret doing sth
No sooner had I uttered the words than I could have kicked myself, for I knew they would displease him.
话才一出口,我就责备自己,因为知道这些话会使他不高兴的。kick oneself for v-ing
I could kick myself for selling those shares; if only I had kept them a day or two longer I should have made nearly another hundred pounds on them.
- kick out( v.+adv. )
拼命抵抗 resist strenuously
kick sb ⇔ out
The boss kicked the clerk out for an offensive remark.
These were excuses for the boss to kick us out.
The old lady was kicked out because the owner wanted to pull it down.
She worked for two years and was then kicked out because she was ill.
The horse kicked out at them.
马踢了他们。kick sb/sth ⇔ out
Don't kick the cat out like that, it's cruel; lift it out gently.
If a player on your own team kicks the ball out, the other side gets a free turn at the ball.
He'll kick out if you treat him like that.
- kick out of ( v.+adv.+prep. )
踢出; 赶出 hit sth out with the foot; expel
kick sb/sth out of sth
He kicked the football out of the field.
The teacher threatened to kick the impudent pupil out of the room.
The government kicked a foreign secret agent out of the country.
He was kicked out of the club because he was so rude to the manager.
He was kicked out of the school last year.
- kick over ( v.+adv. )
〈俚〉付出,捐献 pay; contribute
kick sth ⇔ over
The cow has kicked the bucket over again.
She had him under her thumb for many years, but he finally kicked over the traces.
她管束他多年,最后他终于摆脱了她的控制。kick sth ⇔ over
I asked for ball and he kicked it over.
After a moment of cranking the motor finally kicked over.
用手柄摇了一阵后,马达终于发动起来了。kick sth ⇔ over
Try as he could, he couldn't kick the motor over.
他怎么试也无法使马达转动起来。kick sth ⇔ over
The gang forced all the storekeepers on the block to kick over $6 a week.
- kick up( v.+adv. )
发生故障; 变得不听话 become insubordinate
kick sth ⇔ up
She kicked the sand up.
The children enjoyed playing by the sea, kicking up the sand into each other's faces.
The tyres kicked the little stones up.
Clouds of dust were kicked up by the passing cars.
过往的汽车扬起了阵阵灰尘。kick sth ⇔ up
The two boys kicked up a row after their parents left.
The children kicked up a terrible noise as soon as the teacher left the room.
He kicks up a stink as it is, every time I'm late.
每次我来迟了,他就这样跟我大吵大嚷。kick sth ⇔ up
Benson signalled the auctioneer quietly and kicked the bid up another thousand yuan .
He felt his stomach start to kick up.
After working well for a year, the air conditioner suddenly started kicking up.
The enemy airmen kicked up at the orders to fly more missions.
- kick upstairs (v.+adv.)
〈英·非正〉使明升暗降 get rid of sb by giving him a more honourable but less powerful position
kick sb upstairs
He was incompetent yet hardworking, so all they could do was to kick him upstairs.
They decided to kick him upstairs and appointed a younger man to take his place.
They kicked their manager upstairs by putting him on the managing committee.
He is about to be kicked upstairs to be secretary of state.
- a kick in the teeth
讨厌的、且常为未料到的行动 unpleasant and often unexpected action
- for kicks
找刺激〔激动〕 for fun〔thrills〕
- get a kick out of
从…中获得极大的乐趣和刺激 get a great pleasure or thrills from
- kick affectionately 亲切地踢
- kick badly 后坐力很厉害
- kick carelessly 不经意地踢
- kick about〔around〕 漫无目的地踢,虐待
- kick the ball about 乱踢球
- kick the children around 虐待儿童
- kick back 踢回,反冲,回扣
- kick back at 向…反击
- kick down 将…踢倒,把(汽车的)排挡调低
- kick in 把…踢进某处,踢坏(某物),缴付
- kick the door in 踢门而入
- kick off 踢脱,(足球的)开球
- kick out 踢出,赶出,撵出
- kick over 把…踢倒,踢翻
- kick over the milk bucket 踢翻牛奶桶
- kick up 把…踢起来,扬起,提高(价格等),激起,引起
- kick up a dust 扬起灰尘
- kick up a row 大吵大闹
- kick against 反对,不喜欢,对…不满
- kick against the cruel treatment 反抗虐待
- kick at 向…踢,反对,不喜欢,对…发牢骚
- kick at a decision 反对某项决定
- kick at a dog 踢狗
- kick at paying such high prices 抱怨价格太高
- kick in 踢伤某部位
- kick sb in the chest 踢伤某人的胸部
- kick sb out of one's job 解雇某人
- kick sth out of 把某物踢出
- kick with boots 用靴子踢
- kick with both feet 左右开弓
- give a kick at 对…踢一下
- give sb a kick 踢某人一脚
- receive a kick from a horse 被马踢一脚
- get a kick out of sth 从某一件事中得到乐趣
- get the kick 被解雇
- have no kick left in 没劲了
A touch on..his calf, a very slight kick, it felt like a foot.出自： M. Gee
Knowles took the kick..with the ball careering on to the bar.出自：Evening Telegraph (Grimsby)
In the vicinity of females, the male 'kicks'sa loose twitch of the leg.出自： P. Matthiessen
She..kicked and thrashed while they dragged her along the sidewalk.出自： R. Ingalls
- kick, expostulate, object, oppose, protest, remonstrate
- object强调个人的嫌恶与反感,但不一定明显地表露出来,着重个人不喜欢,无好感,以及由于与个人密切相关而提出反对意见,多以口头方式提出反对,有时伴有一定的具体动作; protest通常指通过言语或文字表露出来的强烈抗议; remonstrate含有对儿童、亲友等进行说服或规劝的意思,并有责备的意味,也含有“强烈抗议”的意思; expostulate表示坚决、真诚和友好的忠告; kick表示“反对,反抗”,强调反抗者的顽强; oppose表示轻微的、激烈的等各种不同程度的反对,甚至发展到以武力对抗。例如:
- I objected that he was too young for the position.我提出反对意见,他太年轻不适合那个职位。
- I was shocked at what he'd done, and expostulated with him strongly.我对他干的事感到震惊,并严厉地告诫过他。
- I have always kicked at your ideas.我一直反对你的看法。
- The husband strongly opposed his wife's going there alone.丈夫极力反对妻子单独去那个地方。
- If it's protested by all the people, the government can hardly carry out the new policy.如果遭到公众一致反对,政府很难推行新政策。
- I remonstrated against his behaviour.我抗议他的行为。
- He kicked at the ball.
- He kicked the ball.
- He kicked the ball about.
- ☆ 直接源自中古英语的kikna，意为向后弯曲，膝盖弯下。