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jut out

Meaning: If something juts out, it is further foward than usual or it sticks out more than usual.

Synonym: stick out, protrude

For example:

  • jut out The front of his car got hit because it jutted out into a busy traffic lane.

  • be jutting out If the broken pipe hadn't been jutting out from the wall, I wouldn't have tripped over it.

Quick Quiz:

We saw some of their bones jutting out, so we knew the horses were
  1. not getting enough to eat
  2. getting plenty to eat
  3. getting plenty of exercise

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