English version

jerk out something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjerk out something phrasal verb writtento say something quickly and nervously ‘Don’t lie, ’ she jerked out. jerk→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
jerk out Grace swung her handbag in recognition, and a ball of wool jerked out and fell to the gutter.After he had jerked out his desire into an already grubby handkerchief he had cried a little, sick with disgust.The ride was rough, the wheel jerking out of my grip.
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Verb table
jerk
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjerk
he, she, itjerks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjerked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave jerked
he, she, ithas jerked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad jerked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill jerk
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have jerked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam jerking
he, she, itis jerking
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you, we, theyare jerking
Past
I, he, she, itwas jerking
you, we, theywere jerking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been jerking
he, she, ithas been jerking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been jerking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be jerking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been jerking
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