Kick away the ladder meaning

What does the saying 'Kick away the ladder' mean?

Idiom: Kick away the ladder

Meaning: If someone kicks away the ladder, they remove something that was supporting or helping someone.

Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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