One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Expel or dismiss someone.
expel, send away, eject, turn out, throw out, force out, oust, evict, put out, get rid ofView synonyms
- ‘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.’’
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