Phrasal Verb: Kick back

Kick back

Meaning: Pay someone illegally as part of the price

Example: I had to KICK ten percent BACK to the government official to get the contract.

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Kick back

Meaning: Resist

Example: They KICKED BACK when we suggested downsizing.

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Kick back

Meaning: Relax

Example: Rather than go out tonight, we plan to KICK BACK and watch television.

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