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jerk smb. around exp.
deliberately make things difficult for someone; sabotage

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id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
exp.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
n.
to behave in a pretentious manner
fashionistas poncing around wearing designer earphones
id.
avoid the main topic ; discuss a matter without coming to the point ; to not speak directly/frankly/bluntly about the issue
Ex: Please, stop beating around the bush and get to the point! Also: beat about the bush
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
n.
encounter mostly for sex done around lunch time
[Fam.] in French it's "cinq à sept" which is rather in the end of afternoon
exp.
mind about smth./smb.; be disturbed by smth./smb.
E.g.: She has a beef with people smoking next to her.
exp.
love very much (smth. or smb.)
n.
management by walking/wandering around; it's a form of management based on frequent informal visits to the subordinates'work area and direct interaction with them
[Bus.]
n.
a strategy video game originary from Japan, published by Nintendo. Now it is very popular everywhere around the world.
The name Pokémo ncomes from the words Pocket Monsters
adv.
Someone's ability to look and act like whoever is around him or her.
The fictional character of human chameleon Leonard Zelig (in the film "Zelig", 1983), who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him.
n.
a column of air whirling around and towards a more or less vertical axis of low pressure, which moves along the land or ocean surface
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
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jerk         

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      vb  
1    to move or cause to move with an irregular or spasmodic motion  
2    to throw, twist, pull, or push (something) abruptly or spasmodically  
3    tr; often foll by: out   to utter (words, sounds, etc.) in a spasmodic, abrupt, or breathless manner  
      n  
4    an abrupt or spasmodic movement  
5    an irregular jolting motion  
the car moved with a jerk     
6    pl     (Also called)    physical jerks     (Brit)  
informal   physical exercises  
7    pl     (U.S.)      a slang word for       chorea  
8    Slang     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a person regarded with contempt, esp. a stupid or ignorant person  
     (C16: probably variant of yerk to pull stitches tight in making a shoe; compare Old English gearcian to make ready)  
  jerker      n  
  jerking      adj, n  
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