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A brisk mechanical stimulus.
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noun Cardiology See Atrial kick verb Drug slang To get off a drug habit.
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Q. How can I kick start my weight loss again? I'm stuck at a weight loss plateau. I keep losing/gaining the same 3 pounds. How can I start losing weight again?

A. Try kick starting your workout routine with some different kinds of exercises. Change up some eating habits, do not starve yourself. Eat, but eat clean and healthy fruits, lean meats, nuts, etc.

Q. Last week my younger son Frank, was punished in school because of kicking and throwing things at students... This is Donald, Last week my younger son Frank, was punished in school because of kicking and throwing things at teacher and on a few students. I don’t know why he behaved like that. I got tensed when I heard about this. What to do with him?

A. Well I think it depends whether or not this is a constant behaviour by your son, or it was only a one time event that he had an explanation for. If he tends to get angry and use violence a lot, you should take action, and let him know this is not acceptable by any means. Counsling might work best. If this was a one time thing, you should let your son know this should not happen again, and try preventing him from day to day activities such as meeting friends or using the computer if this happens again.

Q. What kind of energy drink can I drink right before my workout? I need that extra kick at the end of the day. I work out after work but sometimes I'm a little tired. I would like something that would give me an extra boost to get me through my workouts. I'm not a morning person and that's why I don't work out in the mornings.

A. i tried the green tea- it's working but you need to drink a large amount (which is not bad- drinking a lot of fluids is good for you). i take 3 teaspoons of green tea leafs or 3 bags of green tea, pour boiling water on it, let it stay for about 5 minutes and then mix it in a 1.5 liter bottle of water (no sugar. then i have 1.5 liters of green tea. works like a charm (to me any way..).

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The examples of such constructions as kick the bucket, bite the dust, toe the line show that there is little connection between the meanings of the constituent parts and the sense of the whole construction, and this relatively high non-compositionality of meaning is one of the key arguments for its high degree of idiomaticity.
Before I Kick The Bucket: The Whole Story is on BBC One Wales at 9pm tonight.
This year, Rowena has been working on a documentary about bucket lists called Before I Kick The Bucket.
Deep Sore Throat, Get Catheter, The Spy Who Loved ME, Broken Back Mountain, Catscan On A Hot Tin Roof, The Night Of The General's Anaesthetic, Kick The Bucket List, The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Pharmacy, Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Kidney Stone.
It's time for someone else to take over." Does this mean that superspy Adam Carter, who's survived an extraordinary number of near-death experiences, could be about to finally kick the bucket?
"You hear them say: 'He's mad, he is' and stupid things like 'kick the bucket' - but I take it all with a pinch of salt.
And his cleaning firm - called Wash And Low - could kick the bucket unless he finds a partner prepared to help him out on upstairs windows.
They give freely in the belief that he will make them his heir when he finally does kick the bucket.
This year, she has been working on a documentary called Before I Kick The Bucket.
The messages which ultimately make Before I Kick The Bucket on BBC One Wales last Tuesday a wonderfully honest and beautiful film is that making memories, doing things which make you feel better, experiencing life with your family and friends, are what matter.