lurch toward (someone or something)

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lurch toward (someone or something)

To move toward someone or something abruptly and in a staggering, erratic, or unsteady manner. The drunken man lurched at the door as he went to leave, nearly collapsing on the floor in the process. We kept lurching at one another as the bock rocked violently in the waves.
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The Disaster Artist lovingly recounts the genesis of Wiseau's magnum hopeless, mining uproarious humour from the camaraderie between cast and crew as the shoot lurches towards catastrophe.
Chairman Steve Hollis has already shown chief executive Tom Fox and sporting director Hendrik Almstadt the door as the rock-bottom Premier League club's dismal campaign lurches towards a climax.
As this murder mystery (the best-selling crime novel of all time) lurches towards its triumphant finale, you'll be hiding behind a cushion wondering which party guest is going to cop it next.
Along with some of the locals, she is taken in for questioning, and later has to fend off a drunken Peter when he lurches towards her and professes his innocence.
Time is running out for Mr Obama as the US lurches towards a New Year's Day deadline which will trigger automatic tax increases and spending cuts unless a plan can be agreed.
Sandy soil under the Field of Miracles mean the baptistery lurches towards the north and when viewed at certain angles, the Duomo cathedral is far from straight.
As Britain lurches towards ID card culture, the arguments over whether this is the right way to go are far from won.
As their season lurches towards another crisis point, this time on the pitch, manager Rafael Benitez knows tomorrow's Premier League home game with Sunderland is critical.
Le Guen made his stunning decision without consulting chairman David Murray, who is set to cut short a break in France as his club lurches towards complete and utter chaos.
PHIL Vickery has urged Twickenham's hirers and firers not to do "anything silly" as England boss Andy Robinson seemingly lurches towards the end of his miserable 22-Test reign.
Paul's zealous second wife Heather as she lurches towards bemused shoppers, "...the cats and dogs".
CHARLES KOPPEL remains defiant as the club lurches towards oblivion.
Relegation is inevitable on this evidence as TC's reign, after a botched managerial search for a bigger name, lurches towards complete disaster.
The UK's biggest retailer is budgeting for like-for-like sales growth of 2% in the UK - compared to its usual guidance of 3 to 4% - as the economy lurches towards recession.
Below, she lurches towards the cone after emerging loudmouthed from the ceremony REX FEATURES