Definition of kick someone out in US English:

kick someone out

phrasal verb

  • Expel or dismiss someone.

    • ‘Teachers, students and school administrators have joined forces to find ways of dealing with troubled students without kicking them out of school.’
    • ‘Nazia was also afraid that if she said no to her parents, they'd kick her out of the house.’
    • ‘California Republicans detest him, and they're torn between working with him to pass a budget or throwing all their weight behind kicking him out of office.’
    • ‘It is time for FIFA and Uefa to act by kicking the team out of the world cup and send the clearest signal possible that the football authorities will not tolerate racism.’
    • ‘When she finally told her parents she was pregnant, she said, her mother threw a stool at her and kicked her out of the house.’
    • ‘A few hours, and even more pitchers of beer later, we were kicked out of the bar, and stumbled back to our friend's place for some short-lived rest.’
    • ‘Those from Switzerland were kicked out of the country for their beliefs and were relocated to Prussia, which is now part of Germany.’
    • ‘Military school is where you go after you have been kicked out of at least three boarding schools.’
    • ‘As a result of this investigation, Elmo was kicked out of the University.’
    • ‘The implication was clear: ‘Do as I say or you could be kicked out of the country.’’
    expel, send away, eject, turn out, throw out, force out, oust, evict, put out, get rid of
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