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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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