Phrasal Verbs With 'Jerk'

Jerk around phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Cause someone trouble, treat someone badly
    (Separable [obligatory] | International English)
    » Example: He was JERKING us AROUND and wouldn't give us the facts.
  2. Meaning: Behave stupidly
    (Intransitive | American English)
    » Example: They were JERKING AROUND during the lecture.

Jerk off phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Waste time doing unimportant things
    (Intransitive | American English)
    » Example: You should get your work done and stop JERKING OFF.