Meaning of JUMP in English

JUMP

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

BASE jumping

be jumping for joy (= be very pleased about something )

She tried to stay calm, but she was secretly jumping for joy.

broad jump

bungee jumping

dive/fall/jump/plunge head-first

I fell head-first down the stairs.

high jump

jump at a chance (= use an opportunity eagerly )

Ed jumped at the chance to earn some extra money.

jump bail ( also skip bail British English ) (= not return for your trial as you promised )

He jumped bail and fled the country three days before he was to be sentenced.

jump ball

jump into/out of bed

I jumped out of bed and ran over to the window.

jump jet

jump leads

jump rope

jump shot

jump the queue (= go to the front rather than joining the end of a queue )

An argument developed when she tried to jump the queue.

jump to/leap to conclusions (= decide something is true without knowing all the facts, especially when you are wrong )

Everyone jumped to the conclusion that we would get married.

jump up from your chair (= get up quickly )

‘Look at the time!’ she cried, jumping up from her chair.

jumping jack

jump/leap off the page (= be very noticeable )

One mistake jumped off the page.

long jump

out came/jumped etc

The egg cracked open and out came a baby chick.

show jumping

ski jump

star jump

triple jump

Triple jumper Edwards set a new world record.

water jump

Her horse fell at the water jump.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

about

I've often seen toddlers jumping about in the back of cars ahead of me.

The percentage of trucks jumped about 15 percent, to roughly 7, 000 a day.

She laughed and jumped about with the Palernians, trying to burst the bubbles.

Glover heard his father call his name and about jumped out of his skin.

Jonti jumps about , a mass of raps and vocal slaps.

Everybody's jumping about with knives anyway.

One I specially like was a clockwork bathing lady who jumps about when you turn the key in her back.

On the opposite side of the quadrangle, silhouetted figures were standing on the roofs, whooping and jumping about .

ahead

But this is to jump ahead .

around

Either they jump out of the Cabinet, or they jump around in it.

We will not jump from event to event just to prove that we can jump around .

Then suddenly I get all cold, and I have to jump around a bit to get warm.

Interest rates and inflation can jump around much more, governments can rise and fall. and so on.

back

Moore dropped the rope and jumped back with a cry.

I yelled and I screamed at umpires, at everybody, and they all jumped back .

Lamarr jumped back dropping the broken pieces and with blood all over his hand and face.

She loosed her sash, sending it snaking with a flick of her wrist so that Grimm jumped back a pace.

As I said it, I jumped back in the bathroom and locked the door.

Harry nearly jumped back in surprise and flushed instantly in embarrassment at the distaste his flinching movement had signalled.

We walked down close to the waves as we had done as kids, jumping back when one surged toward us.

down

I ran out on to the bridge and jumped down into the moat.

Over to the left is the ledge where the real diehard fools jump down sixty or seventy feet.

He checked, but only momentarily, then he had jumped down on to the track a knife in his hand.

His chest had tightened with pain as he watched Carson jump down from the truck.

He jumped down and seemed to stumble.

When it was almost still he jumped down with a smile.

I jumped down off the wall and joined my sister who was standing behind them listening.

Here and there a red squirrel jumped down noisily, then hopped back on to a horizontal log cushioned with soft green moss.

in

He sent for his carriage and jumped in , and after telling his coachman to drive fast he ordered him to stop.

Magnanimously, I jumped in and offered to pay the discount difference so that my dining friend would not feel cheated.

Just imagine jumping in and putting your feet through it.

I go to the subway to say good-bye, and he jumps in after me.

Nails grabbed him, locked his bony arm round the shrinking body and jumped in with him.

Send out a mayday, jump in and wait.

The children began to jump in and out of the boat, arranging and re-arranging themselves.

Like a hockey fight, though, we have a third party jumping in .

off

I jumped off and ran towards her and ... she backed away.

We brought a load of grunts with us, and they jumped off to join their fellows as soon as we landed.

He jumps off waterfalls to pass the time of day.

Carbon paper executives probably jumped off buildings when they learned about Xerox copiers.

These are paragliders; mad fools who climb to the top of Munros and jump off .

The words would jump off the page, I would understand things I had never understood before.

Thus adjured, Hector jumped off the bed with a short bark and trotted out of the room.

But just then McMurphy jumped off his bed and went to rustling through his nightstand, and I hushed.

on

Then they jump on to their prey, paralyse it and feed on it.

Do they mind all this jumping on and off?

The more people jumped on to the bandwagon, the more others wanted to join them.

So with that, he jumped on me, started choking me and beating my head against the wall.

But no more of this being jumped on by strange exploding assassins.

I jumped on to my bunk, still yelling for release.

Suddenly he dashed across the street, dodging the traffic, and jumped on to a small motorbike.

The City is one of the few places left with the old London buses you can jump on and off.

out

She was nearly home and some one jumped out at her and battered her with a piece of wood.

When a runner from the office called my name, I jumped out of my skin.

It was only a few seconds before he hit a culdesac and jumped out .

I nearly jumped out of my socks.

For the first goal, Newell out jumped him to head towards goal.

The other two men jumped out of the car and escaped on foot, Thayer said.

She says buried eels jumped out of the sand, and either stopped completely or moved sluggishly as if they were stunned.

Without another word, she jumped out and hurried inside.

over

Holding hands with your man in the sea and jumping over the biggest waves you've ever seen?

Firebug torches a building as if he were making a bonfire for his father to jump over .

From a virtual standstill he jumped over .

Pascal once said that the mind builds walls that the heart jumps over , but somehow that did not satisfy me.

Stay on the left and let it come up close, jumping over its lightning bolts in the process.

The goal was to jump over the rubber string one hundred times without touching it.

Fill the trench with water and progressively jump over it, from time to time removing a pole.

People often still follow the rather dangerous custom of jumping over these bonfires, especially on the feast of São João.

through

Firms wanting to merge have therefore been expected to jump through impossibly tight hoops.

up

In moments, they were snuffling at his thighs, jumping up with gleeful whines to lick his face.

So I giggle, hoot and, you know, jump up and down when I watch this.

Byrne says that they added to the confusion by jumping up and down and shouting with glee.

He jumped up and crept from window to window.

She jumped up and caught the branch.

When I walked up to them, the girl jumped up, but Nguyen barked and she sat back down.

Her stomach jumped up and down.

When the Goldwater scholarship was announced this spring, Flores jumped up and down, not for joy, but from surprise.

■ NOUN

bandwagon

One of the reasons being put forward is that they are jumping on a bandwagon which unfortunately is worldwide.

This allows presidential candidates to jump on their bandwagons without being held accountable for their extreme positions.

We're still here, two extensions later, and very happy not to have jumped on the house-moving bandwagon .

Just a preliminary communication first, without the experimental details, so that nobody can jump on the bandwagon right away.

The more people jumped on to the bandwagon , the more others wanted to join them.

And other quick-serve restaurant chains, such as Boston Market, are jumping on the bandwagon .

In every country, intellectuals, too, have jumped on the nationalist bandwagon .

Companies such as Oracle are jumping on the bandwagon , too, with low-priced network computers.

bed

It had a habit of jumping on the bed when they were making love and clawing him.

I jumped off the brass bed and ran down the path toward the house.

Thus adjured, Hector jumped off the bed with a short bark and trotted out of the room.

One time he jumped out of bed in the middle of the afternoon and put on a suit and tie.

She jumped out of bed and, pulling on her shirt, darted next door into the head.

He ran ahead quickly, jumped into bed , and pretended to be asleep as the princesses returned to their room.

I went to my room and locked the door and ... I jumped into bed and pulled the duvet right over me.

But just then McMurphy jumped off his bed and went to rustling through his nightstand, and I hushed.

chance

Con had jumped at the chance of taking Cedric and the pair had apparently settled in happily together.

Not all the associations are jumping at the chance to buy and sell derivatives.

Her business mind had jumped at the chance of a spot of international acclaim.

I jumped at the chance to go buy a bottle of whisky to keep warm in the rushing cold air of night.

I signed him for Middlesbrough, and I jumped at the chance to sign him again here.

Mrs Froggat jumped at the chance .

Many stars have jumped at the chance to appear in Morse which is transmitted worldwide.

Actor, Anthony Hopkins, explains that he jumped at the chance to play a part in the film.

conclusion

It was you who jumped to the conclusion .

But they warned against jumping to conclusions until more is known.

Breaking a habit, be it over-eating, over-drinking, biting your nails or jumping to conclusions , is a tall order.

I walked in here, checked out the store, I checked you out, and I jumped to a conclusion .

He tends to jump to conclusions with feats of illogicality worthy of Sir Nicholas Fairbairn.

But let us not jump to dire conclusions .

Deeply hurt, Vincent jumped to the conclusion that news of his friendship with Sien had reached him and upset the man.

fence

I have often referred to my own fear when I was first required to make a horse jump a fence .

Mr Foster maintained his composure: If acceptable manners were a paddock, Mademoiselle Marguerite had not yet jumped the fence .

You and your horse need to be capable of jumping solid fences safely and under control.

I think the bull jumped the fence .

It jumped the fence lower down and disappeared from sight.

By herself she could jump over fences and ditches better than her brothers.

However, if you are committed to jumping a fence , they should not get in the way.

Some have been unable to wait, jumping the fence at night and skating on the completed ramps.

gun

The owners are constantly carping about runaway salaries, then fall over themselves to jump the gun and up the ante.

Although some winter barley growers jumped he gun last week, little was cut as crops were not fit.

Suppose some broker was able to anticipate the radio sign from Chicago, then he could jump the gun .

But we are jumping the gun here.

Aren't we jumping the gun a bit?

The new squad will officially be in existence on Monday anyway, so we're only jumping the gun by six days.

But I have jumped the gun .

hoop

Firms wanting to merge have therefore been expected to jump through impossibly tight hoops .

He had me roll my body across the yard, he had me hop, he had me jump through hoops .

joy

If they jump for joy today hold off until they sober up again.

You ought to be jumping with joy .

Most people would jump with joy to hear of the mortgage war that broke out this week between Nationwide and Halifax.

Here he is jumping for joy .

No one was jumping for joy because they'd finally got the piece they'd been searching for for years.

He hadn't been exactly jumping for joy to have her here in the first place, as she knew very well.

queue

Such old-boy networks were one way of jumping the promotion queue , of obtaining sponsorship.

The duchess caused more ill-feeling and was jeered when she jumped hour-long queues on the slopes.

Why not save money - and jump the queue today.

Rayleen helped too, or rather her uniform did, giving us a pseudo-official status which meant we could jump the queue .

We can not jump the queue .

train

Some guards moved the taxi back to the road and then they jumped on to the train again.

I was a fisherman myself before I jumped that train and wound up here.

Anyway, I'd already found a seat when he jumped on as the train was about to leave.

I once read a case in the newspaper about a man who jumped in front of an Underground train .

And says if he'd been given his own psychiatric nurse ... he would never have jumped off the train .

window

A few days short of his fifteenth birthday, Gert attempted suicide, cutting his wrist and jumping from a third-floor window .

The stammering policeman jumped through the window and embedded his booted foot in the overturned pot.

Mrs Davison was injured when she jumped from a bedroom window and still has to use a crutch.

Yet, I should jump out the window if I had to do another Violet book!

He finishes after a bit and then jumps up on the window ledge.

Earlier this year, a thirty four year old woman died after jumping from a window in the same block.

Once, the script required him to jump through a plate-glass window .

Well, she's not going to jump out of the window in the next hour, is she?

■ VERB

run

Not to be denied my ride, I ran and jumped on his back, taking him by surprise.

I love people running , jumping , shooting, falling.

He ran ahead quickly, jumped into bed, and pretended to be asleep as the princesses returned to their room.

Robin Powell pays tribute to those who ran , jumped , and dunked themselves in beans for charity.

They ran , they jumped , they argued.

He began to run and jump across the white rocks, exhilarated by the emptiness all round.

John was born crippled and with cerebral palsy but could run , walk and jump .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a flying jump/leap

be (in) for the high jump

And it's all about: Who is for the high jump in Rome?

He'd be for the high jump, as usual.

climb/jump/get on the bandwagon

And everyone tried to climb on the bandwagon .

And other quick-serve restaurant chains, such as Boston Market, are jumping on the bandwagon .

Companies such as Oracle are jumping on the bandwagon , too, with low-priced network computers.

Competitors are certain to jump on the bandwagon with rival systems and Nimslo's much-vaunted patents could be unable to stop them.

For a while, the seif-centred members of celebrity circles were falling over themselves in their eagerness to jump on the bandwagon .

If the petition is advertised, more creditors may jump on the bandwagon .

Just a preliminary communication first, without the experimental details, so that nobody can jump on the bandwagon right away.

The Communists have climbed on the bandwagon , but only to put the brakes on.

get/jump/rise etc to your feet

Antony rose to his feet and stood gazing intensely at her.

He got to his feet , did a 365-degree scan, and moved on.

Kay McGovern rose to his feet , cheering appreciatively when the performance ended.

The three men turned, facing it, Kao Chen getting to his feet .

They got to their feet and consulted; then they disappeared.

Zeinab rose to her feet and swept out of the box.

jump/be thrown in at the deep end

jump/go through hoops

We had to jump through a lot of hoops in order to get the play on stage.

He had me roll my body across the yard, he had me hop, he had me jump through hoops .

take a running jump

Or, as the Palace will no doubt be recommending to the duchess in due course ... take a running jump.

the broad jump

the high jump

the long jump

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A couple of kids had jumped the fence and were playing around inside.

Cathy's conversation jumped wildly from one topic to another.

Following the attacks, he now jumps every time he hears a plane.

He climbed over the wall and jumped the guard, easily overpowering him.

He raced down the garden and jumped over the wall.

My cat always jumps up onto the table when I'm trying to work.

Ricky jumped across the stream and ran all the way home.

She jumped down from the wall.

She jumped out of her skin, as something cold and snakelike was thrust into her hand.

Somebody jumped her from an alley as she was walking home.

Something came out in front of me and I jumped.

The dog jumped the gate and ran away howling.

The driver jumped clear as his vehicle fell into the river below.

Two guys tried to jump me in the park last night.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As I waited, Pike started to fall, jumping clear of the stilts that had been holding him up.

But what -- or who -- jumps into the breach for the Lakers is Bryant.

He ducked, he jumped, he danced, he threw hard and was gracious in both victory and defeat.

Junior was jumping up and down, hugging me.

People often still follow the rather dangerous custom of jumping over these bonfires, especially on the feast of São João.

She laughed and jumped about with the Palernians, trying to burst the bubbles.

We will not jump from event to event just to prove that we can jump around.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

big

He gets annual increases but never a big salary jump , which he would if he were promoted.

The blips appeared on three separate occasions, and each time the lowest instrument showed the biggest jump .

Now take some big jumps forward.

With inflation apparently moribund, a big jump in rates seems unlikely.

In a more unsettling development, the report also revealed a big jump in prices paid for raw materials.

The biggest jumps in participation rates were recorded by workers under age 44, minorities, machine operators and laborers.

little

I adore your little jumps of logic.

She came closer, with tiny little jumps , until they were hugging close.

They move by suddenly flexing the hinder end of their body so that they give a little skipping jump .

running

Or, as the Palace will no doubt be recommending to the duchess in due course ... take a running jump .

■ NOUN

jockey

The Committee also handed out a four-week suspension to Bruce Dowling, the jump jockey , for forging a doctor's signature.

Fred Winter was one of the most skilful and durable jump jockeys of the same period.

Allen Webb, the jump jockey , will be out of action for a week after injuring his neck while riding out.

Glover, 45, and a former top-notch jump jockey , took up training relatively late in his racing career.

With prize money declining, he laments that most of the time jump jockeys risk their necks for £150.

parachute

Students at the college have raised £6,000 for the appeal so far by parachute jumps and other fund-raising efforts.

When Amelia learned to fly in 1921, Lieutenant Harris's parachute jump was still almost two years in the future.

In the same year he made his first parachute jump from an airship.

There's archery on-site too as well as a simulated parachute jump .

■ VERB

make

By the spring of 1993, after being an assistant coach for eight years, she was ready to make the jump .

The approach is what makes the jump .

Just yesterday, Olympic Financial, a Minneapolis loan-services company, made the jump .

In the last 50 years, our strategic forces made quantum jumps in effectiveness that surpassed anything the Soviet Union could do.

report

Boston Scientific reported a 29 percent jump in fourth-quarter sales, excluding acquisitions, at Hambrecht&038;.

The big chip group reported a 25 % jump in fourth-quarter sales and higher operating profit.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a parachute jump

Aziz won the event with a jump of 2 metres.

That was his best jump of the competition.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

By then, their jump is reasonably established, so you can see what you are buying!

Her eyes were rimmed with the price of traversing oceans, the jump of time zones.

Or, as the Palace will no doubt be recommending to the duchess in due course ... take a running jump .

Was it Carl Lewis falling prostrate after his gold medal long jump ?

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