jostle


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jostle someone around

to push or knock someone around. Please don't jostle me around. Don't jostle around everyone!
See also: around, jostle

jostle someone aside

to push or nudge someone aside. Poor little Timmy was jostled aside by the crowd every time he got near the entrance. The big kids jostled aside all the little ones.
See also: aside, jostle

jostle with someone

to struggle with someone. Andy jostled with Fred for access to the door. Timmy and Bobby jostled with one another while they were waiting to get in.
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Jostle is designed to be suitable for a wide range of employee types, not just knowledge workers.
Poor design fuels discipline problems as pupils jostle each other and become aggressive in narrow corridors, members of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) said.
In the historic centre of Ljubljana, buildings of all periods jostle in a dense mass.
With second-placed St Helens visiting third-placed Hull 24 hours later, the jostle for play-off positions will start to take shape.
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Interpreting the jostle as a challenge, Weiland immediately announced "you___, do you think you can lick me?
Pilgrims and tourists jostle and push in an unholy scrum.
ATI and 3DLabs continue to jostle for market share, but it's Nvidia's Quadro brand that still dominates, commanding 69% of the units and over 73% of revenue.
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As those ups and downs of road topography jostle the tire, they cause vibrations.
In "Backdrops," the artist's most recent body of work, shimmying stripes or interwoven patterns of contrasting lines alternately pop forward and recede, lock in to a single plane, or jostle one another in an undefinable space.
Now, Coelacanth has managed to build quite a large version of such a scheme in the middle of Kamishinjo, which has the generally awful texture of many Japanese city centres, dense and very crowded, with quite low buildings that jostle and take no notice of each other.
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The diverse shapes and collaged elements jostle over the ink-jet-printed canvas like digital graffiti, the stiff, pixelated lines serving to anchor the object in the technical present.
Externally, the curved perimeter of the first floor overhangs the ground floor, and coloured brick and plaster jostle each other to form a patchwork envelope.