English version

kick something into touch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkick something into touchkick something into touchBritish English informal to stop a plan or project before it is completed A hitch resulted in the deal being kicked firmly into touch. kick
Examples from the Corpus
kick something into touchHe would always kick it back into play whereas Lukic, more often than not, would kick it into touch.When a penalty is kicked directly into touch the same team will have the throw-in.
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