Sentences with word «jab»

A jab is a type of punch used in the martial arts. (Wikipedia) (See all definitions)
Amazon, seemingly not liking this move, returned a jab at Google by pulling the company's Nest products from its online store.
TECHNOLOGY
A quirky feature of these expressions is that they sometimes take a jab at the other linguistic group.
LAW
Hawn's character is a famous Hollywood actress, which allows for a whole bunch of inside jabs and winking nods (her character beat Meryl out for a Golden Globe!)
MOVIES & TV
As I've said repeatedly in response to your jabs, I am not doing any of this with a primary profit motive.
BOOKS
They did take a slight jab at Microsoft during the «always online» and «used games won't work» fiasco back during E3 2013 before Microsoft announced they won't do those two things after so much backlash, but otherwise it seems when it comes to all companies this gen there's really nothing in the way of mudslinging.
GAMING
Maybe it was the game's satirical title that in itself took a jab at our zombie-loving ways, or maybe it was game's cool soundtrack, which happens to have a song on the Rock Band Network, or maybe it was simply good timing.
MOVIES & TV
If you have a genuine critique of his performance, get to it man, but your snide and pointless jab at him and his «golfing buddies» only serves to make it seem as if you have a bias against the man and few journalistic ethics.
BOOKS
What drives me a bit mad about Chubb is he's a lot more refined than Landry in terms of having all the tools in his toolbox, employing hand slaps, rips, swims, various punches and jabs, etc..
SPORTS
Even if something like it is not my duty to explain anything to CAGW alarmists contains a less personal jab, there's still one.
ENVIRONMENT
The fight involves slapping (with multiple body parts), an argument over a parking space, and a pointed jab at Joan Rivers.
HOUSE & HOME
The storm's destructive effects were just the first jab in a one-two combination that hampered Puerto Rico.
BUSINESS
That deal has been jeopardized by the latest scorched-earth offensive on Aleppo, however, with American and Russian diplomats exchanging diplomatic jabs Sunday night and into Monday.
BUSINESS
The story takes a few sour jabs at chic Manhattan, first making fun of the self-absorbed drones who run a photography magazine called Frame.
MOVIES & TV
WATCH: televangelist suggests Christians avoid flu jab and «inoculate yourself with the word of God»
RELIGION
Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs.
SPORTS
Perhaps it was the glow of the sun that took the edge off many of the lyrics, but only occasionally did you feel that jab of real socialcommentary.
POLITICS
Obama also promised that ideology will no longer be involved in driving scientific decision — an obvious jab at the policies of the Bush administration.
SCIENCE
An apparently solemn descent of Platonic geometry, this pendulum makes a good-natured jab at Descartes's failure to explain the mind's control of the body by wavering slightly as you approach; then the projecting triangular nose on its far side points you up to its gray porcelain feet walking on the ceiling, sweetly but firmly insisting that it's not the spirit but the body that was ever in doubt.
ART
«Thank you to all of the men for speaking up at the Golden Globes and joining our sisters -» Nash started, a jab at how many male actors wore Time's Up pins at the Globes, but didn't actually say what they meant.
MOVIES & TV
A descendant of Duchamp's 1913 Bicycle Wheel and Joseph Beuys's Table with Accumulator (1958 — 85) Polke's rudimentary mechanism was a cheeky jab at the cult of Duchamp's readymades and an expression of his own curiosities about space travel.
ART
The former days of artists buying ads, although not to say controversy was not present, in Artfoum in 1974 as an subversive self-promotional jab at the art world with the masculinity of Robert Morris and masculinity-upon - femininity of Lynda Bengalis seem far from potential outlets today.
ART
Creed staggers from the few plot jabs that feel recycled from boxing movies of past, but rises above with a gentle romance between Adonis and his musically talented neighbor Bianca (Tessa Thompson).
MOVIES & TV
We love that there are no bones or stays to jab into you, which means you can wear this all day long (or for however long you prefer), and its easily adjustable as your belly area gets smaller.
PARENTING
I did mannage fix it at the end, but i wasn't going back to retype it — i don't care about font as much as others do lol... no insult towards you, just a soft jab, call it a love tap.
RELIGION
However, «Supergirl» stepped up its game in Season 2 with not-so-subtle jabs at the Trump presidency and the conversation around it, including one villain calling her a «nasty woman» and throwing «nevertheless she persisted» in as serious dialogue.
MOVIES & TV
But each strong jab in the ribs comes equipped with a dose of creative insight.
MOVIES & TV
If your opponent batters you with 100 «meh» hits, and you score 60-70 quality jabs, hooks, kicks, and a few take downs, you're going to win.
GAMING
She took a jab at de Blasio's progressive stripes because he supported a nonunion builder that was set to build luxury condos near the Gowanus Canal during his time in the City Council.
POLITICS
So before you open you mouth with a snappy response, fire off the email with ALL CAPS, or take a jab at someone else's expense, think about how you can move their relationship with you to the neutral or positive zone.
JOBS
Pulling off hooks, jabs and uppercuts feels easy and smooth, especially if you're using the Genesis» six-button control pad.
GAMING
Even Paul Hawken, one of the most skillful green communicators, told me recently that he doesn't foresee real progress on shifting from non-sustainable energy options etc without a potent jab from nature.
ENVIRONMENT
Unlike «those other guys,» jabs MTV Games executive VP and general manager Scott Guthrie, Harmonix has been allowed to take their time to «evolve» the Rock Band franchise; something we'll be seeing at E3 next month and the reason why there hasn't been a numerical sequel since 2008.
GAMING
The ex-House speaker gave his standard stump speech, which includes a mix of recollections of his time in Congress and jabs aimed at both President Obama and Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney.
POLITICS
De Blasio struck a similar tone of unity in his speech — though he drew one of his biggest cheers for a subtle jab at outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
POLITICS
Sometimes the jabs are more serious as when a seller tells you a competitor called you the Big Bad Wolf.
REAL_ESTATE
Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner showed her support and took some jabs at congressional Republicans.
POLITICS
He decided that a left jab would be long enough to reach his opponent, even though he could not get to him with a hook or a right.
SPORTS
It's a simple story that's easy to follow for the kids and isn't afraid to interject the odd jab that only Mom and Dad will understand.
MOVIES & TV
This was also the funniest episode of the season, with a ton of great jokes during the actual battles, especially Pete's clean jabs («I'll go first.
MOVIES & TV
Is it possible, at certain moments we can not image, a horse can add its sufferings together — the non-stop jerks and jabs that are its daily life — and turn them into grief?
RELIGION
The assertive rap «Django Jane,» for instance, delivers such delicious, in-your-face jabs as, «Remember when they used to say I looked too mannish?
MOVIES & TV
«It's been a long 12 years, it should have been eight,» he added in a jab at Quinn for orchestrating a 2008 City Council vote that altered the city's term limits law from two four-year terms for officeholders to three.
POLITICS
It was just the latest jab from Mr. Prendergast, who wants the city to contribute $ 3.2 billion toward the MTA's $ 26.8 billion capital plan.
POLITICS
«At a time when some people think that walls are a solution, we do think that openness is the right path,» Macron said, in a thinly veiled jab at Trump.
BUSINESS
With jabs at every political angle, a love story and plenty of cool tech, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is a pageturner of the highest order.
BOOKS
One-liners, physical comedy and even some «Avengers» jabs make the movie hilarious from start to finish, and easily the most enjoyable MCU entry since the first «Guardians of the Galaxy» (2014).
MOVIES & TV
One of Canada's funniest exports has a number of wonderfully odd characters who take sharp, satiric jabs at social conventions and prejudices.
MOVIES & TV
Or occasionally, I'd land an uppercut and he'd say «Quick jab
GAMING
The host Seth Meyers was far less interested in sidestepping the subject, devoting almost all of his monologue to it (and largely avoiding easy jabs at his usual punching bag on Late Night, President Trump).
MOVIES & TV
Last year's event was full of jabs against Microsoft, but this year it's heading into the show in a dominant market position.
GAMING
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