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A kick!!

Context #1 
Tom:What are you doing?
Chris:I’m putting Tabasco
sauce in my humus.
Chris:Well, the humus tastes good,
but it needs a little kick.

Context #2
Suzie:What did you order?
Teresa: I ordered the Thai green curry.
Suzie: I’ve had that before.  I
hope you like spicy food because that green curry really has a kick.

Meaning: “a kick” is a
common American expression
that means a spicy component when it comes to
food.  It is usually used with the verbs “to have,” “to
need” and “to give.”


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    Thanks for posting another great American expression, guys … Can't wait for more … Keep up the good work … We love you …

    Russian ESL students


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