Today’s phrasal verb 55: kick against
Meaning: to show anger or opposition to something, especially if you’re powerless to change it
- kick against sth/sb If young people stop kicking against the system and demanding change, we’ll all be in trouble.
- kick against sth/sb When your kids start kicking against your authority, try to remember what it was like when you did the same.
Note: also “kick out against”