jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrustingnoun
a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
"he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
jabbing, punch, stab, dig, drive, clout, garget, thrust, sack, driving force, carrier bag, knife thrust, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, paper bag, lagger, biff, pigeon berry, thrusting, drone, trailer, laggard, scoke, push, poking
a quick short straight punch
the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow
"she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
jab, prod, stab, poke, digverb
poke or thrust abruptly
"he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
compass, nose, incite, toil, pry, grind, dig, drudge, moil, dig up, poke, horn in, delve, nudge, grasp, prod, egg on, thump, cut into, knife, travail, labour, get the picture, hollow, stab, apprehend, pound, comprehend, turn over, excavate, savvy, labor, grok, intrude, poke at, dig out
strike or punch with quick and short blows
stab or pierce
"he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"
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JAB is now moving into a broader drinks business. It's interesting because the strategies are diverging a bit.
Castro went too far, tone-wise, the jab at Biden's age was cringeworthy.
In boxing, you have to keep your hands up in front of your face and upper torso to defend the blows, or hold them out in a defensive position, and all of that dramatically affects the rotator cuff tendons, it’s his punching shoulder, not his jab shoulder, but either one you have to be able to hit with both, which means you have to be able to extend it out there.
Joe Biden said. Joe Biden spoke only for about 10 minutes but took a jab at rival Sen. Senator Sanders, who has staked Joe Biden campaign on the ability to bring more Americans -- particularly young people -- out in droves to the polls. Senator Sanders likes to say hell need a record turnout to defeat Donald Trump. Hes right, but were the campaign thats going to do that record turnout.
It is going well, we’re vaccinating on average 140 people, that’s first jab, literally a minute. That’s the average so some areas are doing better.
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- pinchazo, golpear, golpe abruptoSpanish
- sohaisu, tökkäistä, ruiske, tökätä, tökkäys, piikki, survaista, pistos, pisto, sohaista, pistääFinnish
- pica, injeção, injecçãoPortuguese
- джеб, толчок, удар, укол, пырнуть, пинок, ударить, пихнутьRussian
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