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    Default kick off with

    "We kicked off a party with a keg stand.

    Does it make sense to you?

    OR

    ''We kicked off with a couple of tequila shots."

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    Default Re: kick off with

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "We kicked off a party with a keg stand.

    Does it make sense to you?

    OR

    ''We kicked off with a couple of tequila shots."

    ~not a teacher~


    Why not? They're both correct.

    kicked off - informal of "to start"

    We started/began the party with a keg stand.

    We started/began (the party) with a couple of tequila shots.

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    Default Re: kick off with

    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet View Post
    ~not a teacher~


    Why not? They're both correct.

    kicked off - informal of "to start"

    We started/began the party with a keg stand.

    We started/began (the party) with a couple of tequila shots.
    Any other commnets?

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    Default Re: kick off with

    I assume the expression has its origin in American football. It starts the game.

    You can kick off a business meeting, kick off an interview, etc.

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    Default Re: kick off with

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
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    "A keg stand". It's kind of a competition. It's when you come to a party and threre's a keg. You do a head stang on top of a keg. Friends might hold your legs just to help you you. You put a plastic tube in your mouth and try to slurp as much beer as you can. Would the first one work in this case?

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