“They kicked ass!”

English Lesson: They kicked ass!

You went to see a rock show last night. The band was exciting and a lot of fun.

They kicked ass!

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(something) kicks ass!

The phrase "___ kicks ass!" means that something is really great. You use it like this:

Have you played Call Of Fury 3 yet? It kicks ass!

This phrase is very casual. It's used more by younger people and less by older people.

You use "___ kicks ass" to talk about things that are great in a kind of aggressive way. So use it when talking about things like

  • video games
  • cars
  • sports teams
  • technology

It would be a little unusual to tell someone that, for example, their flower garden "kicks ass".