kick the habit

kick the habit
   to cease ingesting unprescribed drugs
   See also habit.

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  • kick the habit — kick the ˈhabit, ˈdrug, ˈbooze, etc. idiom to stop doing sth harmful that you have done for a long time Main entry: ↑kickidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • kick the habit — tv. to voluntarily end any habit or custom, especially a drug habit. (See also knock the habit.) □ She tried nd tried to kick the habit. □ It’s hard to kick the habit …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • kick the habit — informal to stop doing something that is difficult to stop doing, especially taking drugs, smoking, or drinking alcohol. No coffee for me, thanks. I m trying to kick the habit. Does she still smoke? No, she kicked the habit a couple of years ago …   New idioms dictionary

  • kick the habit — vp To end an addiction. If you don t kick the ice cream habityou re going to buy the farm. 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • kick the habit — stop a bad habit like smoking or taking drugs He has been trying to kick his smoking habit for years …   Idioms and examples

  • kick the habit — verb To recover from or quit an addiction or habit. For example, to quit smoking, drinking, burping, or drug addiction …   Wiktionary

  • break (or informal kick) the habit — stop engaging in a habitual practice. → habit …   English new terms dictionary

  • kick the habit — break free from an addiction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kick the drug — kick the ˈhabit, ˈdrug, ˈbooze, etc. idiom to stop doing sth harmful that you have done for a long time Main entry: ↑kickidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • kick the booze — kick the ˈhabit, ˈdrug, ˈbooze, etc. idiom to stop doing sth harmful that you have done for a long time Main entry: ↑kickidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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