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    And if I say "the car was launched into motion" instead of started moving? Would it be correct?

    When I least expected it, the roller coaster car was launched into motion.

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    I suppose it would be possible.

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    Default Re: roller coaster car

    Quote Originally Posted by juliano
    Sorry, I am not a member.

    And if I say "the car was launched into motion" instead of started moving? Would it be correct?

    When I least expected it, the roller coaster car was launched into motion.
    I don't think I'd use "launched". If you are trying to describe a sudden, unexpected movement, you might try:

    lurched forward
    lurched ahead
    jerked into motion

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