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    Jerked

    Hi guys,

    Is it correct to say "My waist got jerked while lifting weight"?

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    #2

    Re: Jerked

    I have no idea what that means. What is your intended meaning?

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    Re: Jerked

    I was trying to lift the weight for shoulders exercise, you have to lift it like with in fraction of seconds, in one go, but I couldn't do it and all weight came on my spine.

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    #4

    Re: Jerked

    And what does that have to do with your waist?

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    #5

    Re: Jerked

    I bet, tufguy doesn't do this exercise correctly.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: Jerked

    Can we use word 'Jerked' and what does it mean?

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    #7

    Re: Jerked

    Please reply guys.

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    #8

    Re: Jerked

    No, it has no usage in describing injuries.

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    Re: Jerked

    I replied earlier, but my post mysteriously disappeared. The word "jerk" can refer to a weightlifting movement, particularly in the phrase "clean and jerk".

    See more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clean_and_jerk

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    #10

    Re: Jerked

    We say in hindi "Jhatka", so what is the english for this? can anybody tell me.

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