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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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Get ready for a fair bit more jostling when they lock horns
Similar jostling of small stones across the surface of the ground can play a part in healing damaged desert pavements.
The "domination and appropriation of space," the "production of space" by jostling "collectivities," the "class boundaries" "activated" by printed images and texts, are construed as the elements of a fraught urban environment characterized by "anxiety.
There was pushing and jostling, with the Education Minister being reportedly punched on the arm and having water thrown at her.
And today the Webster's crowd is getting heavy jostling from American Heritage IV and the new Microsoft Encarta Dictionary published by St.
First, second, and third persons are all present, jostled and jostling together, cheek by jowl as it were.
People like looking at each other, jostling with each other's enjoying each other's company.
Several internet-based marketplaces and virtual private networks are jostling to dominate the fragmented aftermarket industry.
Officers would like to hear from anyone who has seen groups of people hanging around in the city centre who may be acting suspiciously or anyone who has seen somebody jostling the elderly.
By the turn of the century, blacks with white masks and whites in blackface could be seen jostling each other merrily in Carnival street processions.
Traditional celebrations of God and Mammon orientate the inhabitants and the frenetic jostling for presence characteristic of the commercial architecture of North American, Asian and many European cities is nowhere to be seen in the inner city.
The market for SME PBXs remains dynamic, with new and established players alike jostling for customers of all sizes.
All new player momentum physics, authentic jostling for the ball and more variation in tackling ensure this doesn't feel like the franchise is treading water, and expanding the Be A Pro mode to a 'career' option provides some serious depth to the single-player scenario before you consider taking your skills online.
BLUES coach Dai Young has dismissed the Ospreys' eve-of-season attack on the region as a "little bit of jostling.
It's great to watch people jostling and see who's where, particularly now more than ever as you have to think Sergio Garcia is getting a Captain's pick.