One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
phrasal verbNorth American
Be at leisure; relax.
relax, unwind, take it easy, rest, take one's ease, slow down, let up, ease off, ease up, be at leisure, sit back, laze, enjoy oneselfView synonyms
- ‘Instead, I'm going to kick back with a few glasses of red, relax, and enjoy what I have not had in twenty days: a weekend.’
- ‘Picnics are a time to kick back, relax and enjoy tasty, yet easy-to-prepare food with friends.’
- ‘I was more than ready to kick back and enjoy the simple Sunday brunch.’
- ‘After the race, I was able to kick back and enjoy a nice dinner with our family, while Michael was resting up for his race on Sunday.’
- ‘It's an ideal place to kick back and unwind in one of the most exquisite corners of Scotland.’
- ‘The past few months have just been go, go, go and at last I'm getting the chance to kick back and relax.’
- ‘On our last day, we opted to kick back and enjoy the rustic luxury of our digs at the Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch.’
- ‘I don't know why, but sweet ice tea never tastes better than when you're kicking back in a lawn chair, belly full, sleepy eyes drooping as you listen to the band.’
- ‘I'm about to take a week's annual leave starting next week so I'm going to be able to kick back and relax a little.’
- ‘Everyone looks forward to a carefree summer and time to kick back on the boat and relax.’
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