kick something around

kick something around
kick something around (or about)
discuss an idea casually or idly

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ˌkick sth aˈbout/aˈround derived
(informal) to discuss an idea, a plan, etc. in an informal way

We'll kick some ideas around and make a decision tomorrow.

Main entry:kickderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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