n to make a lunge for sb/sth se précipiter sur qn/qch
vi faire un mouvement brusque en avant
→ The crowd lunged forward, trapping the people at the front against the fence.
vt fus faire un mouvement brusque vers
→ when he lost his temper, he would frequently lunge at them and try to hit them
→ She lunged at me with a kitchen knife.