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Phrasal Verbs

kick off (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb kick off (2)



to force someone to leave something like a team or a committee


throw off

For example

  • be kicked off sth Anyone who is caught using performance-enhancing drugs will be kicked off the team.

  • kick sb off sth When they saw the evidence, they kicked Dan off the committee for accepting bribes.

Nouns often used as indirect objects with kick off (2): team, squad, committee, board, panel, show, tour, course, program

Quick Quiz

One of the members of the orchestra was kicked off the tour because he

a. was performing very well

b. was a very popular guy

c. was coming to concerts drunk

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