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jerk
British English: /dʒəːk/
American English: /dʒərk/

Translation of jerk in French:

noun

transitive verb

  • tirer brusquement (object)
    she jerked her head back
    elle releva brusquement le menton
    he jerked his hand away
    d'un mouvement brusque il a retiré la main
    try not to jerk the camera
    essaie de ne pas faire bouger l'appareil

intransitive verb

  • 1 (jolt) to jerk to a halt
    (vehicle)
    s'arrêter avec une secousse
    to jerk around/bolt upright
    (person)
    se retourner/se redresser brusquement

Phrasal verbs

jerk around

(informal) (American English)
1 jerk around (idle about)
fainéanter (informal)
2 jerk [somebody] around (harass)
asticoter (informal) (person)

jerk away

(person)
se dégager brusquement
to jerk away from somebody/something
reculer brusquement devant quelqu'un/quelque chose

jerk off

(slang)
1.1 (masturbate)
se branler (vulgar), se masturber
jerk off (vulgar)!
fous (slang) (-moi) le camp!
1.2 (American English) (idle about)
se tourner les pouces (informal)

jerk out

jerk out [something] 1.1 (stammer)
bafouiller (reply, excuse, apology)
1.2 (pull out)
sortir brusquement (gun, knife etc)

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