English version

kick (out) against something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkick (out) against something phrasal verbREACTto react strongly against something She has kicked out against authority all her life. kick→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
kick (out) against And kicking against an impersonal organisation was more fun and less threatening than confronting the old man directly.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
kick
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theykick
he, she, itkicks
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theykicked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave kicked
he, she, ithas kicked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad kicked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill kick
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have kicked
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam kicking
he, she, itis kicking
> View More
you, we, theyare kicking
Past
I, he, she, itwas kicking
you, we, theywere kicking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been kicking
he, she, ithas been kicking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been kicking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be kicking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been kicking
> View Less