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    #1

    travel around a place/discuss an idea

    "I've been kicking around Belgium for two months."(travel)

    OR

    " Shall we kick it around and see what we will come up with?"(discuss)
    Last edited by ostap77; 13-Oct-2010 at 11:48.

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    #2

    Re: travel around a place/discuss an idea

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "I've been kicking around Belgium fro two months."(travel)

    OR

    " Shall we kick it around and see what we will come up with?"(discuss)
    "To kick around" is used in both contexts, but with different meanings.

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    #3

    Re: travel around a place/discuss an idea

    Careful, ostap77: 'Lets kick it around and see what we will come with'. (I know the coming up happens in the future, but don't make the mistake of assuming that the present tense only refers to the present!

    b

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