kick off

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To make the first kick in a game or part of a game.
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The players kick off for the third quarter and the clock starts.

Submitted on August 31, 2012

Additional definitions for 'kick off':

kick offTo start; to launch.
kick offTo shut down or turn_off suddenly.
kick offTo force the weaning of a bovine cow's calf by restricting the calf's access to its mother's udders. Used figuratively or literally.
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