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A brisk mechanical stimulus.


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.
Don't fret, Gene Hunt isn't about to kick the bucket - Keeley's new pay grade comes from starring in Identity, a new ITV drama series about ID fraud to air later this year.
Other favourites before we kick the bucket were the Ploughing Championships, Paddy's Day in Doolin, a gig in De Barras, Clonakilty, climb Carrantuohill, road bowling, visit Newgrange - and waking up beside a Galway girl.
If that's true and she's waiting for him to kick the bucket, she's a gold-digger and you should be worried she may have her sights on your money too.
Then when one of them does kick the bucket (in a crack den, sans knickers, natch) the show host could reveal how many winners shared the rollover prize for betting which one goes first.
The site allows living account holders to send a message to their loved ones after they kick the bucket.
This evening, he is out to ensure that Wednesday's survival hopes kick the bucket, declaring: "It is only the fans I feel sorry for at Hillsborough.