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body swerve Line breaks: body swerve

Definition of body swerve in English:


An abrupt swerving movement of the whole body, used as a tactic to avoid contact or collision: figurative she decided to give the meat pies as wide a body swerve as possible
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  • The baby-faced assassin took the ball from Forshaw before moving in for the kill with an outrageous body swerve.
  • He nods it to me, I feign to go right, but at the last moment I give him the old Stanley Matthews body swerve and bullet it to the left.
  • The shop was closed so I decided to wander around for awhile only to have one of my other brothers body swerve me.
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