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    "We are buying a keg of beer for a party. You guys want to kick in something?" Is it OK with the use of "kick in"?

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    "The more money you get, the more benefits kick in."
    Last edited by ostap77; 10-Oct-2010 at 20:29.

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    Default Re: kick in

    "We are buying a keg of beer for a party. You guys want to kick in something?"

    That is correct.

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    Default Re: kick in

    Quote Originally Posted by DRThomas View Post
    "We are buying a keg of beer for a party. You guys want to kick in something?"

    That is correct.
    What about the second one meaning that the more money you get the more benefits start to heve an influence on your life?

    Suppose you had a head ache and took some painkillers, can you say:

    "I could feel the pain killers kick in."
    Last edited by ostap77; 10-Oct-2010 at 23:09.

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    Default Re: kick in

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post

    Suppose you had a head ache and took some painkillers, can you say:

    "I could feel the pain killers kick in."
    Yes. Another example:" Retirement benefits kick in when you turn 65."
    I donīt think you can use it as you did in the second sentence, "The more money you get........."

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