kick the habit
This page is about the idiom kick the habit
If you kick the habit, you manage to stop doing something that has become a bad habit.
- I wish I could stop smoking cigarettes but I just can't kick the habit.
- Rashid used to bite his fingernails but his girlfriend made him kick the habit.
"Kick a habit" can be used when talking about habits in general, as in "Kicking a habit isn't easy."
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Contributor: Matt Errey