lurch at

lurch at (someone or something)

To move toward someone or something abruptly and in a staggering, erratic, or unsteady manner. The drunken man lurched toward the door as he went to leave, nearly collapsing on the floor in the process. We kept lurching toward one another as the bock rocked violently in the waves.
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lurch at someone or something

 and lurch toward someone Or something
to sway or turn quickly toward someone or something. Todd lurched at the door and got it open just as the guard saw him. Bill lurched toward the ship's rail and hung on.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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