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    ahmed2th is offline Newbie
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    kick off

    Dr John will kick off a study to investigate the effect of a new medicine on ovarian cancer cells.

    Is the use of kick off here correct?

    Any suggestions?

    Any more examples?

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Re: kick off

    It's very informal. A kick-off begins a football match.

    Dr John would probably prefer you to say that he will initiate a study....

    Rover

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