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Phrasal Verbs

kick around (1)

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


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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Contributor: Matt Errey