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Definitions and Synonyms of kick upstairs | Another word for kick upstairs | What is kick upstairs?

Samples where kick upstairs or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
  • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
  • I got promoted after many years of hard work

Synonyms for kick upstairs in the sense of this definition

(kick upstairs is a kind of ...) give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

(... is a kind of kick upstairs ) give life-time employment to

"She was tenured after she published her book"

(... is a kind of kick upstairs ) promote from a lower position or rank

"This player was brought up to the major league"

(... is a kind of kick upstairs ) promote on the spot

"Supreme Bishop Digby had been spot-promoted to Archangel"

(... is a kind of kick upstairs ) give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

(... is a kind of kick upstairs ) promote over another

"he favors his second daughter"

(... is a kind of kick upstairs ) promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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