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Phrasal Verbs

kick around (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb kick around (1)

INFORMAL

Meaning

to discuss ideas or options in an informal way

Synonym

toss around

For example

  • kick around sth They're having a brainstorming session, so they'll kick around a few ideas and see what they come up with.

  • kick sth around We kicked lots of names around before we decided to call our company "Microsoft".

Nouns often used as objects with kick around (1): ideas, concepts, possibilities, options, names

Quick Quiz

We came up with the idea of starting an online business after kicking around lots of

a. ideas

b. balls

c. businesses

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