jar against

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jar against someone or something

to bump against someone or something. The guest jarred against the wall, knocking a picture askew. Someone jarred against Fran, almost knocking her over.
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A large slice, chilled and bound together with jelly, it looked exquisite on the plate but the flavours seemed to jar against one another and didn't sit comfortably on the palate.
He said: "The punch caused the victim's head to jar against his neck muscles.
Press the jar against the belly at the navel and tip the kid and jar sideways to soak the navel.
STURBRIDGE - A 24-year-old Springfield woman allegedly smashed a glass jar against her boyfriend's head at a campsite Saturday, police said.
But critics say any man-made structure is bound to jar against what is after all a 'natural attraction'