Idioms: keep your head above water -- kick

keep your head above water survive, have just enough to live, get by With a part-time job, I was able to keep my head above water.
keep your nose clean stay out of trouble, toe the line Keep your nose clean, and you'll get out of prison sooner.
keep your nose to the grindstone continue to work hard Keep your nose to the grindstone and you'll pass the final exam.
keep your shirt on be calm, do not rush me, do not get your shirt in a knot When we asked Dad to hurry, he'd say, "Keep your shirt on."
keep your word do as you promise, keep a promise You can depend on him. He always keeps his word.
keeper (See a keeper)
keester buttocks, backside, bum, rear end We laughed when Lan fell off the horse and landed on her keester.
kept woman (See a kept woman)
kettle of fish (See a different kettle of fish)
kick running faster at the end of a race, home stretch If you are a distance runner, you know the meaning of kick.
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