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    2. Means they were fighting to get in front of each other like a race to get ahead of the other person, jostling.

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    2. As we were riding on the bumpy train, the people inside were jostling around like cattle being lead to market.

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    2. Thrust: pushing something forward, normally an object. It can have an aggressive meaning. You thrust a sword. If a person is thrust into a situation they are thrown into it unwillingly. Shove: also pushing forward, but used for people mostly. You shove people out of the way. If you shove your keys into your purse it means you put them in there fast. There isn't the same aggressiveness as when using thrust. If a person is pushed physically they are shoved. If a person is thrust into something, it is typically into a bad situation or into doing something they don't want to. Jostle: if you are jostled you can be pushed in a number of directions, not just forward. It normally isn't a big push either. Jostle can be used for objects or people. An earthquake could jostle the items in your kitchen. Or people could be jostled in a crowded place.

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    2. Jostle - the act of bumping into / brushing against while in motion or to move through by shoving and pushing (close to or in physical contact with) eg. I don't like it when people jostle against me, therefore I avoid crowded places. Thrust - the act of pushing/stab/lunging forward. eg. He thrusted a knife into her back.

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    2. the amount if great English trumps the simple errors of this short passage which I believe English makers too sometimes make. that's why I chose that it was overall natural but you just left out some words which I will correct for you in brackets. I go to school by subway on a daily basis. Everytime i get on the train during rush hour, it is always packed with people who head *(off/out)* to spend their day (being productive.) (Travelling on a )crowded and stuffy (train,)is definetely not the best environment to evoke generosity toward others. I'm fully aware of this. Being stuck (amongst) the crowd early in the morning exhausts us.(everyone or me ) (since you were talking about yourself first) Even so, It does not mean that people can justify rude behavor (whilst) on (a/the) train. From time to time, I get mad at people who show no respect and (have) inconsiderate manners. Although they bump into strangers rushing to their destination, they don't seem to express any single word of sorry.Some people even go so far as to push me grumbling that I move so slowly that I block their way. Besides, they rush into a seat and take it without any excuse even though it is obviously supposed to be taken by me. Such rude behaviors always ruin my (mood). It often affects my entire day even my work that should be performed productively. (The) journey to school in the morning is (the) first step to start my day(, ) if it is messed up by someone's ruthless behavior, my day ends up with emotional costs as well as physical fatigue that might hurt my productivity. that's really unfortunate but great job constructing complex intelligent sounding sentences !!!

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