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Sentence count:100+3 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-21Updated:2017-03-21
Synonym: pitchrockrollswaytiptoppletosstumbleSimilar words: in the lurchchurchurchinpurchasepurchase orderpurchase requisitionlurelurkMeaning: [lɜrtʃ /lɜː-] n. 1. an unsteady uneven gait 2. a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage) 3. abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance) 4. the act of moving forward suddenly. v. 1. walk as if unable to control one's movements 2. move abruptly 3. move slowly and unsteadily 4. loiter about, with no apparent aim 5. defeat by a lurch. 
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1 Their relationship seems to lurch from one crisis to the next.
2 The ship gave a lurch to starboard.
3 Her heart gave a little lurch when she saw him.
4 The train gave a violent lurch.
5 The property sector was another casualty of the lurch towards higher interest rates.
6 We seem to lurch from crisis to crisis.
7 His heart gave a lurch when he saw her.
8 Starting her own business was a lurch into the unknown.
9 She braked the car with a lurch.
10 The train stopped with a lurch.
11 The car took a lurch forward but grounded in a deep rut.
12 She felt she had been left in the lurch by all her colleagues.
13 The truck gave a sudden lurch as it was hit by a strong gust of wind.
14 John felt a lurch of dismay.
15 With a lurch the party found itself heading for a major crisis.
16 You wouldn't leave an old friend in the lurch(sentencedict.com),(www.Sentencedict.com) surely?
17 I'm sorry to leave you in the lurch but I can't do the presentation with you this afternoon.
18 As we collected a dog it would lurch towards the car, the rest falling silent in their disappointment.
19 Britain in mid-1979 was unlikely to lurch into any drastic transformation, let alone a dictatorship.
20 As they lurch from scandal to scandal, President and Mrs Clinton are lucky in their enemies.
21 The boat suddenly began to lurch and sway.
22 Bush's initial response has been to lurch to the right.
23 Her heart gave an unsteady lurch.
24 Then her heart gave a little lurch as she met his eyes.
25 The truck hit a gully and gave a sickening lurch.
26 UPS workers went on strike today, leaving thousands of customers in the lurch.
27 The shuttle trembled violently as it accelerated along the runway. With a lurch, the vibration ceased.
28 The non-commissioned officers of the garrison on learning that they had been left in the lurch seized four of the remaining leaders.
29 Squalls will buffet it, but the ship of government may no longer be destined to lurch permanently from crisis to crisis.
30 We wave him off like we knew him, then we lurch arm in arm to the hotel.
More similar words: in the lurchchurchurchinpurchasepurchase orderpurchase requisitionlurelurkslurluridallureblurtsourcesplurgefailureLurkingoutsourceresourcesourcingpluralitypluralismbifurcateresourcefulhuman resourcesnatural resourcesperchmarchtorchbirchporch
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