Example sentences for: jerked

How can you use “jerked” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Collectors warned that Beanie-loving children and their parents wouldn't take kindly to being jerked around.

  • After five days of self-imposed starvation, Harry cornered him behind an aviary and fed him, and he immediately jerked away, running and flapping to the water's edge where he sat with a pouch full of fish.

  • Commentators dismissed him as a pampered wimp who jerked around both the military and the taxpayer.

  • The movie builds to a couple of climactic science fairs, but they're presented almost as afterthoughts, and in moments of tragedy one's tears are quietly coaxed instead of jerked.

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