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kick up her heels #1 (permalink) Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:03 am   kick up her heels
 

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ESL/EFL Test #382 "English Slang Idioms (113)", question 1

At first, she had told her friends that she wouldn't go out with them that night. She then decided that it would probably do her some good to ......... her heels for a change.

(a) dig in
(b) come to
(c) kick up
(d) let go of

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #382 "English Slang Idioms (113)", answer 1

At first, she had told her friends that she wouldn't go out with them that night. She then decided that it would probably do her some good to kick up her heels for a change.

Correct answer: (c) kick up

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At first, she had told her friends that she wouldn't go out with them that night. She then decided that it would probably do her some good to come to her heels for a change.
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Does it mean that walking would do her good?
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kick up her heels #2 (permalink) Sat Nov 13, 2010 9:33 am   kick up her heels
 

No. The idiom 'kicking up your heels' means relaxing and having fun.
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