jerk over(redirected from jerk them over)
1. To pull, yank, or wrench someone or something to one's, someone's, or something's position. A noun or pronoun can be used between "jerk" and "over." I jerked over a chair and sat down beside Samantha at the table. The police officer grabbed me by my jacket and jerked me over to the squad car.
2. slang To cheat or take unfair advantage of someone, especially by being misleading, evasive, or deceitful. A noun or pronoun can be used between "jerk" and "over." I had a sneaking suspicion that the electrician I had hired was jerking me over, because every step of the project was taking too long and costing way too much money. The company is going to end up self-destructing if it keeps jerking over its employees like this
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