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Usage examples for kicking

  1. I'm not kicking- it was a fair game," the big fellow returned without a shadow of anger. – Christopher and the Clockmakers by Sara Ware Bassett
  2. There's nobody kicking you under the table. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  3. " We're kicking up dust enough to be seen ten miles," grumbled Walt. – The Border Boys Across the Frontier by Fremont B. Deering
  4. Some one had lost his money, and was doing the grand kicking act. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  5. Freddy Farmer was still alive and kicking. – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  6. When she saw it her heart raced in front of her, like a pony, suddenly released, kicking its heels. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  7. " A mule, sir, which has taken a fit of kicking. – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  8. " I've a very great mind to give you a number- one kicking," said Billy. – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  9. He lay on the ground shouting and kicking with fright, and the whole party flung itself upon him. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  10. If Sir William does not return, you will dine with Felicity alone; and I expect you to conduct exactly like Sir William, and refrain from kicking under the table. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  11. A good hour passes, with the Locust still kicking, the Spider impassive, myself watching. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  12. And now instead of kicking the whole mob into the outer darkness, he lay there, face down, listening to their evil whispers. – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske
  13. Two attempts by Kendall advanced the ball but four yards and Harris again went back to kicking position. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  14. I'm kicking a set o' sarcy Britishers out o' my ship. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  15. " Still alive and kicking, sir. – Shipwreck in the Sky by Eando Binder
  16. It was largely, or more properly, entirely, a kicking game, with any number up to thirty on a side. – The University of Michigan by Wilfred Shaw
  17. Sometimes, however, they were kicking Kings. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  18. There's been some one kicking up a row at that door for a quarter of an hour, I should think; you must have met him going down- stairs. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  19. My wife had hired a man, and sent him out to see what had become of my money and other things; but I had missed the man as I went in, and he didn't return until some time after I got home, as he went all the way to where I lay sick, before he heard that I was still in the land of the living and a- kicking. – A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett, of the State of Tennessee. by Davy Crockett
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