Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Jostle"

The meaning of "Jostle" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa jostle?
A: It means to "push" or "shove";
e.g "he was jostled by passengers rushing for the gates"
Q: O que significa jostling?
A: It means pushing and shoving. Imagine a lot of people trying to get on a subway car at the same time….
Q: O que significa jostle around?
A: It is similar to shaking or tossing, though it will be not as harsh as using those words. An example would be:
The passengers were jostled in the back seat when I went down the bumpy road.

Example sentences using "Jostle"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com jostling.
A: As we were riding on the bumpy train, the people inside were jostling around like cattle being lead to market.

Synonyms of "Jostle" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre jostle e push e shove ?
A: the difference is very subtle.

jostle is more chaotic, more random and confusing.
shove is more violent. it's a stronger movement and it can be agressive.
push is the more basic one, and is less chaotic and also less violent
Q: Qual é a diferença entre jostle e squeeze ?
A: To "squeeze" is to cram something into a space that's too small.
"So many of us were squeezed onto the train that nobody could move. I wasn't sure how I was going to be able to get off."
"Can you squeeze one more person onto the elevator?"
You can also squeeze a ball in your hand or squeeze the cheeks of a cute baby.

To "jostle" is to bump into people or push through a bunch of people.
"The train was crowded so I had to jostle my way to the door."
"I had to jostle my way through the crowd and ended up tearing my jacket on someone's bag."

Q: Qual é a diferença entre jostle e thrust ?
A: Jostle - the act of bumping into / brushing against while in motion or to move through by shoving and pushing (close to or in physical contact with)
eg. I don't like it when people jostle against me, therefore I avoid crowded places.

Thrust - the act of pushing/stab/lunging forward.
eg. He thrusted a knife into her back.



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