pull sb/sth suddenly
cause sb/sth move with a short sudden action or series of short uneven actions
sudden pull, push, twist
sudden involuntary twitch of a muscle
"He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
"The patient's legs were jerkings"
"his face is twitching"
"the yung filly bucked"
"flick a piece of paper across the table"
"jerk his head"
The contrivance stopped with a heart-shaking jerk before Isabel's house.
出自： B. Tarkington
This lady surprised me by throwing me off her back with a jerk.
出自： R. K. Narayan
The minute hand moved, not smoothly, but in a series of jerks.
出自： P. Barker
We poor puppets, jerked by unseen wires.
出自： J. R. Lowell
The little man jerked down the brim of his hat.
出自： J. Steinbeck
'Resume normal scanning,' echoed Krasnov, jerking his chin outwards.
出自： A. Trew