[Ads-l] kick, v, without preposition, to start working?

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 28 12:05:47 EDT 2016

Read the following today online at WSJ.com

"I had concerns that the company would have access to my active phone
calls, but the system only kicks when the call would have typically gone to
your carrier’s voice mail."


Is that a known usage for "kick"?

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