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To die or quit permanently

It's a wonder that old dog hasn't kicked off yet.

To be overcome with anger, to start an argument or a fight

When she called him a drunk, it was the last straw. He just kicked off.

To start; to launch

Let's kick off this project with a planning meeting.

To make the first kick in a game or part of a game

The players kick off for the third quarter and the clock starts.

To shut down or turn off suddenly

The washer was working fine until it kicked off in the middle of a cycle.

To force the weaning of a bovine cow's calf by restricting the calf's access to its mother's udders. Used figuratively or literally

A week after we kicked off her calf that cow was still bawling.

Smooth, effective ball delivery
To deviate a wellbore from the vertical
To kick someone off an area of land means to force them to leave it. We can't kick them off the island
opening kick in a football game; beginning action, promotion
If an event, game, series, or discussion kicks off, or is kicked off, it begins. The shows kick off on October 24th The Mayor kicked off the party We kicked off with a slap-up dinner
commence officially
If you kick off your shoes, you shake your feet so that your shoes come off. She stretched out on the sofa and kicked off her shoes
In football, when the players kick off, they start a game by kicking the ball from the centre of the pitch. Liverpool kicked off an hour ago
kick off meeting
Alternative spelling of kick-off meeting
kick off the team
In sports, to dismiss an athlete from a team, usually for misconduct, poor academic performance or other offenses

She got caught smoking again, and the coach decided to kick her off the team.

kick-off
the opening sequence of any event
kick-off
the opening kick of each half of a game of football
kick-off meeting
The first official meeting of a group of people who will be working together on a project. The agenda will usually include introductions, statement(s) of mission, and organization of teams or working-groups. The implication is that there will be more meetings to follow
kick-off meeting
A meeting at the beginning of the project or at the beginning of a major phase of the project to align peoples' understanding of project objectives, procedures and plans, and to begin the team-building process
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Law 13 - Kick-off and Restart Kicks
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In American football, a kickoff is the kick that begins a play, for example at the beginning of a half or after a touchdown or field goal
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The kick-off of an event or activity is its beginning. People stood waiting for the kick-off of the parade
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The starting of play from the middle of the field at the beginning of each period and after a goal has been scored
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A place kick taken from the center of the field to begin a half
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kick-off kick-offs in AM, use kickoff1. In football, the kick-off is the time at which a particular game starts. The kick-off is at 1.30
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How play starts to begin each half or after goals are scored
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The kicking team (determined by the winner of the coin toss) kicks the ball from the free kick line (the 35-yard line in pro football, the 40-yard line in high school and college) This is the kickoff, the start of the game
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a start given to contestants; "I was there with my parents at the kickoff"
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when a player kicks a ball from a tee at his own 30-yard line (35 in college) to the opposing team, whose player tries to advance it the other way; used to start the game, the second half and overtime, and to restart play after each score
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Method of starting play in which a player passes the ball over the center line to another player at the start of a soccer match, after each goal and after intermission
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Way to put the ball in play at the start of a game, after half-time, and after a goal The ball is play from the center spot and must rotate one full turn before being touch by another player
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A free kick used to star the game, half, overtime or play after a goal Unlike American football, however, the kicking team does not have to boot the ball to the opposition Instead, the team is allowed to pass it to members of its own team
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{i} starting kick (Football, Soccer); start or beginning of something (Informal)
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A placekick taken from the center spot to start the game and the second half or restart play after a goal has been scored Opposing players must remain outside of the center circle until the ball is in play A goal may not be scored directly from a kickoff
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The opening movement of each soccer half and after each goal During the kickoff, the ball must be played forward and the opposing players must stay outside the center circle until the ball has moved
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To put the ball in play by place-kicking it toward the opposing team
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the method of starting a game or restarting it after each goal; a player passes the ball forward to a teammate from the center spot
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Formal public launching of a campaign or development program, usually via a dinner to which major prospects have been invited and frequently featuring an announcement of funds already in hand or committed Topic areas: Fundraising and Financial Sustainability
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the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
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(football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score a start given to contestants; "I was there with my parents at the kickoff
kickoff
(football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score
kickoff
alternative spelling of kick-off
kick off

    Турецкое произношение

    kîk ôf

    Произношение

    /ˈkək ˈôf/ /ˈkɪk ˈɔːf/

    Этимология

    [ 'kik ] (verb.) 14th century. Middle English kiken.

    Видео

    ... provided us with some more questions to answer, which we're gonna use to kick off this conversation. ...
    ... So let's kick off, no pun intended, ...

    Слово дня

    boeotian
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