kick out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v kick out remove from a position or office "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
    • v kick out force to leave or move out "He was expelled from his native country"
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  • Maya Angelou
    “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.”
  • Vance Havner
    “Many people are in a rut and a rut is nothing but a grave--with both ends kicked out.”
  • Samuel Vauclain
    Samuel Vauclain
    “If you don't get a kick out of the job you're doing you'd better hunt for another one.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “If a man will kick a fact out of the window, when he comes back he finds it again in the chimney corner.”
  • Evelyn Waugh
    “That's the public-school system all over. They may kick you out, but they never let you down.”


In literature:

The punt-out was a success and Devoe kicked goal, making the score 12 to 11 in Erskine's favor.
"Behind the Line" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Buster Jack kicked it all out of shape.
"The Mysterious Rider" by Zane Grey
But be careful how you use the trick, or you'll be having the breath kicked out of you some day by a moose's forefeet.
"Camp and Trail" by Isabel Hornibrook
It is one thing to kick out your symbol of happiness in a burst of senseless rage.
"V. V.'s Eyes" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
He would be perfectly justified in kicking me out if he were to catch me here.
"Truxton King" by George Barr McCutcheon
He kicked out desperately with his left foot and felt it strike something soft; and at that moment the hold upon his legs relaxed.
"The Boy Allies Under the Sea" by Robert L. Drake
People sneered, and said he might as well go as wait to be kicked out.
"Uncle Silas" by J. S. LeFanu
Last time I seen yeh, you an' Ginger Mick Was 'owling rags, out on yer final kick.
"Digger Smith" by C. J. Dennis
And you don't get out till you're kicked out drunk.
"Captivity" by M. Leonora Eyles
He had been kicked out for his unworthiness.
"A Daughter of the Dons" by William MacLeod Raine

In poetry:

"Banana's swift and nimble,
His way is safe and slick;
He gets out of his trouser-leg
With a wiggle and a kick.
"December" by Nancy Byrd Turner
But, when he came to know me well,
He kicked me out, her testy Sire:
And when I stained my hair, that Belle
Might note the change and this admire
"Theme With Variations" by Lewis Carroll
Death, as he goes
His ragman's round, espies you, where you stray,
With half-an-eye, and kicks you out of his way
And then — and then, who knows
"There's A Regret" by William Ernest Henley
At length, a plain rustic, whose wit went so far
As to see others' folly, roar'd out, as he pass'd —
"Quick — off with the panniers, all dolts as ye are,
Or, your prosperous Neddy will soon kick his last!"
"The Donkey and His Panniers" by Thomas Moore
Her husband was a travelling man. One day he spoke to Bill.
Bill pointed out where on the lawn toiled unsuspecting Will.
That ma he struck at Will with his fist, a thing of fear –
He knocked him down, he kicked him, and he trod upon his ear.
"William And Bill" by Edward Dyson
"Money is good and a girl might be better,
No matter what happens and who takes the fall,
But a good strong cause' - the rope gave a jerk there,
No more sang he, for his throat was too small;
But he kicked before he died,
He did it out of pride.
"Three Marching Songs" by William Butler Yeats

In news:

Landlords allegedly kick out tenant because of husband's race.
Some DC charters kick out a high percent of students.
Get a kick out of cucumber soup.
Cocked and ready to kick out the jams.
Big Ten could kick out Penn State.
Technology needed in GAA too to kick out more embarrassment.
PORT ST LUCIE — This Christmas season, young Christians ages 13-18 are gathering together to "Kick-Out" hunger.
Kick Out Cancer Cranberry Bars.
Featherweight champion Jose Aldo gets a kick out of MMA competition.
PORT ST LUCIE — This Christmas season, young Christians ages 13-18 are gathering together to " Kick-Out " hunger.
Rage Against the Machine's 'Kick Out the Jams'.
Kick out those who created boondoggles.
Wheeling police say after Bradley Patchin was kicked out of a downtown bar, he broke into his ex-girlfriend's car and waited for her before attempting to kidnapping the woman.
We know that in the world of applicant-tracking software, asking for a wage above what the employer is offering will get you kicked out of the applicant pool.
Woman who 'might have loaded gun' kicks out roommate.

In science:

This ‘kick’ could even throw it out of the galaxy.
Is AGN feedback necessary to form red elliptical galaxies?
Such kinematical consideration alone is difficult to reconcile with the kick of the QSO out of the companion galaxy (Merritt et al. 2006).
Quasar induced galaxy formation: a new paradigm ?
In this case, the recoil will be oriented within the plane of the disk; in any case, the two–dimensional nature of our simulations precludes us from studying out-of-the plane kicks.
Hydrodynamical Response of a Circumbinary Gas Disk to Black Hole Recoil and Mass Loss
We do however note that if some fraction of IMBHs form outside of galactic cores, or are kicked out by a gravitational radiation recoil event (e.g.
An expanded M_bh-sigma diagram, and a new calibration of active galactic nuclei masses
The kick velocity must (i) have had a component out of the original orbital plane in order to misalign L and S; (ii) have had a significant component in the direction opposite to the orbital velocity of the progenitor in order to reverse L.
Orbital Decay of the PSR J0045-7319/B Star Binary System: Age of Radio Pulsar and Initial Spin of Neutron Star