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Phrasal Verbs

kick over

This page is about the phrasal verb kick over

Meaning: If you kick something over, you make it fall over by kicking it.

For example:

  • kick over sth My grandchild kicked over one of my garden gnomes as he was running past, and its nose broke off.

  • kick sth over Jose was so angry that he jumped up out of his chair and then turned around and kicked it over.

Quick Quiz:

Please be careful when you're painting the living room. My carpet was ruined last time when a painter accidentally kicked over

a. a bottle of water

b. a pile of newspapers

c. a tin of paint

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