Over the telephone on Tuesday night, the leaders had agreed that Germany must decide whether to pay up or kick out the drinkers.
My father was not inclined to stay on, but he thought we might get a kick out of it.
But the simple answer to the riddle of the gaffes seems to be that he gets a kick out of being the center of attention.
Seaman got a kick out of his job, taking special pleasure in the arbitrary deployment of his powers.
“We spend so much time together, and we really do get a kick out of each other,” she says.
Deschaillon balanced himself on one leg, French boxing fashion, ready to kick out with the deadly accuracy of an ostrich.
Mark Frayne scowled, and gave a kick out with his leg, but did not answer.
There wasn't a single hiccough from the machine to kick out an Extrapolator's signal to watch for anything unusual.
One duchess, just in front of me, said to her companionDo as I do,kick out!
Here, Peterkin, catch hold of my collar, and kick out with a will.
late 14c., "to strike out with the foot" (earliest in biblical phrase now usually rendered as kick against the pricks), of uncertain origin, perhaps from Old Norse kikna "bend backwards, sink at the knees." "The doubts OED has about the Scandinavian origin of kick are probably unfounded" [Liberman]. Related: Kicked; kicking.
Figurative sense of "complain, protest, rebel against" (late 14c.) probably is from the Bible verse. Slang sense of "die" is attested from 1725 (kick the wind was slang for "be hanged," 1590s; see also bucket). Meaning "to end one's drug habit" is from 1936. Kick in "contribute" is from 1908; kick out "expel" is from 1690s. To kick oneself in self-reproach is from 1891. The children's game of kick the can is attested from 1891.
1520s, from kick (v.). Meaning "recoil (of a gun) when fired" is from 1826. Meaning "surge or fit of pleasure" (often as kicks) is from 1941; originally literally, "stimulation from liquor or drugs" (1844). The kick "the fashion" is c.1700.
[pocket sense fr late 17thcentury kicks, ''breeches'']