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Questions about the fictional autobiographical novel "After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie" (1931) by Jean Rhys. Use with [jean-rhys]

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Translating into English two French phrases from “After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie”

I am trying to understand, in English, two French phrases from the Jean Rhys book After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie. I am reading this novel within the Jean Rhys: The Complete Novels. The quote below is ...
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What is a “kick of the heels”?

This is from the beginning of the third chapter of After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie by Jean Rhys. THE NAME of the dark young man was George Horsfield. Half an hour afterwards he came out of the Restaurant ...