He was a jerk anyway.
When I jerk it, then pull me out as quickly as you can.
"Right neighborly of the jerk," Fred grumbled.
She awoke with a jerk and looked around at the tiny cottage, lit only by a candle.
Just being a jerk isn't against the law.
The earliest-studied of these, the "knee-jerk," may serve as example of the class.
The jerk couldn't even get it right—they'd only tied the game.
For instance, if a rope is fixed at one end and held in the hand at the other end, a transverse jerk by the hand will travel as a transverse wave along the rope.
The jerk is obtainable only from muscle fibres possessed of neural tonus.
Stretching of the muscles antagonistic to the extensors - namely, of the flexor muscles - reduces the jerk by inhibiting the extensor spinal nerve cells through the nervous impulses generated by the tense flexor muscles.
That he was an unlucky jerk and his loss of memory was probably a good thing in the long pull?
I had a video of it but some jerk ripped it off my shopping wagon in Pittsburgh.
Look, if she did go and do something rash, we both know the jerk deserved it.
He grabbed her leg and with a quick jerk, dislodged her from the tree - right into his waiting arms.
I hope the jerk isn't doing something stupid.
His grip bit into her arm and the sudden jerk caused pain in her shoulder.
On getting the worm fairly out of the ground, it throws up its head with a jerk, and swallows it whole."
If the sensory nerves of the extensor muscle be severed, the "jerk" is lost.
On all sides soldiers were running to and fro, throwing up their knapsacks with a jerk of their shoulders and pulling the straps over their heads, unstrapping their overcoats and drawing the sleeves on with upraised arms.
I'm your campaign manager, and I'll be danged if I'm gonna get upstaged by that jerk Fitzgerald.
The employee was peeved when his boss wouldn't let him leave work early.
Why would they be responsible because Byrne acted like a jerk and decided to go for a midnight swim—drunk or sober?
He told her about Cynthia and she talked about someone named Jack who was a med student whose family thought she was a jerk and they both decided life was too damned complicated and lots of the times it sucked, but not at times like this.
In these three genera the conidia are cast off with a jerk somewhat in the same way as the sporangium of Pilobolus.
A little experience in observations on the knee-jerk imparts a notion of the average strength of the "jerk."
Hence a favourable posture of the limb for eliciting the jerk is one ensuring relaxation of the hamstring muscles, as when the leg has been crossed upon the other.
The turning of attention towards the knee interferes with the jerk; hence the device of directing the person to perform vigorously some movement, which does not involve the muscles of the lower limb, at the moment when the light blow is dealt upon the tendon.
Ziehen has noted exaltation of the jerk to follow extirpation of a cortical centre.
The muscles become less tense than in their waking state: their tonus is diminished, the upper eyelid falls, and the knee-jerk is in abeyance.
Later the affected muscles become exquisitely tender, and then atrophy, while the knee-jerk or other reflex is lost.
Putnam gave the rope a quick jerk and his friends pulled him out in great haste.
You won't jerk me around like you did Damian.
The jerk wanted me to buy him some booze and I wouldn't.
The jerk had hold of Elisabeth's arm.
I did tell her what's needed to begin the process of getting the jerk declared dead.
"I'm just surprised the jerk knew anything important," Dean answered.
She's better off without him—and not knowing him for the jerk he is.
Avoiding an impulse to jerk the straps back up, she gazed up at him.
As if sensing her doubt about how much of a jerk he was, he slapped her hard on the ass once more.
By the aid of one front leg it places consecutive heaps of loosened particles upon its head, then with a smart jerk throws each little pile clear of the scene of operations.
The seeds are minute and innumerable; they contain a small rudimentary embryo surrounded by a thin loose membraneous coat, and are scattered by means of hygroscopic hairs on the inside of the valves which by their movements jerk out the seeds.
In sleep the jerk is diminished, in deep sleep quite abolished.
He entered briskly, with a jerk at every step and his head slightly thrown back.
"You're a jerk, Damian!" she said, glaring at him before running away.
His touch made her jerk away and her eyes snap open.
Maybe I sound like a jerk, but it's been ten years since we were an item and I've got a life now.
Just thinking a guy's a jerk doesn't usually result in your killing him.
The jerk didn't know what he was doing in the first place.
All I was supposed to do was take his damned picture, just because some jerk didn't believe he'd been up here and done it!
Don't tell me you believe the jerk just drowned!
The attendant pulled out the tray with a jerk, nearly dislodging the body.
The jerk acted drunk with his instant fame.
It's like we try to do good and theses unintended side effects occur; the deputy sheriff in Alabama, that Youngblood jerk in California, plus the parents murdered just so the discovery of their child's abduction would be delayed.
He sounded like a first class jerk from the beginning.
Neither did I. The jerk managed to do that himself.
Even if it's over some total jerk like you.
When a charge of coal is dropped into the hopper, the bell-crank lever receives a violent jerk from the shackle of the flitch-plate, and this jerk by means of suitable mechanical arrangements throws a pinion on the cam shaft into gear with a wheel on a counter shaft From the Notice issued by the Standards Department of the Board of Trade, by permission of the Controller of H.M.
Located right off the kitchens, the cafeteria was awash with the smells of bread, fruit pies and the jerk-spiced meat the Caribbean was renowned for.
I mean, how are you not a traitor like Sasha or a cold jerk like Kris? How did you spend so long in Hell and still try to follow parts of the Code?
She responds quickly to the gentle pressure of affection, the pat of approval, the jerk of impatience, the firm motion of command, and to the many other variations of the almost infinite language of the feelings; and she has become so expert in interpreting this unconscious language of the emotions that she is often able to divine our very thoughts.
His eyes were dancing with amusement as he used one hand to jerk the towel free and expose cut-off blue jeans.
You were being a jerk – as usual.