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    Cool bone-jarring

    Do you know the meaning of "bone-jarring"?
    Found at the syntagm "Bone-jarring, quick-edit action movie"

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    Re: bone-jarring

    It's and idiom meaning something that it shakes you and makes you jump.
    It can be literal or non literal. A literal use is:
    A bone-jarring car journey, where you are shaken and thrown about in the car (because of a bumpy road).
    A non literal use (such as your use):
    A bone-jarring thriller A film that makes you jump!

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    Cool Re: bone-jarring

    Thanks a lot again Niall. Kind of you and very helpful.

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