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jostle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjostlejos‧tle /ˈdʒɒsəl $ ˈdʒɑː-/ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]PUSH to push or knock against someone in a crowd, especially so that you can get somewhere or do something before other peoplejostle for 🔊 Followers of the president jostled for position in front of the TV cameras.2 [intransitive] to compete for something such as attention or a reward 🔊 A thousand thoughts were jostling around inside my mind.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
jostlePassengers were jostling each other at the news kiosk for the last remaining copies of the evening paper.The telephone rang again and both women hurried toward it, jostling each other in the doorway.Three people were hurt as the crowd jostled for a better view.We jostled for the perfect position and waited for the adults to perform.They formed a warm jostling group of six.Many air atoms crowded together jostle one another, like humans in a crowd, and cause wind.The children moved forward, jostling to get to the front and see the magician.
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Verb table
jostle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjostle
he, she, itjostles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjostled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave jostled
he, she, ithas jostled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad jostled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill jostle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have jostled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam jostling
he, she, itis jostling
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you, we, theyare jostling
Past
I, he, she, itwas jostling
you, we, theywere jostling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been jostling
he, she, ithas been jostling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been jostling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be jostling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been jostling
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