jump

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noun
1 movement
ADJECTIVE
little
running, standing

Cats can clear six feet with a standing jump.

broad (AmE), high, long, triple
bungee, parachute, ski
VERB + JUMP
make

She made a jump for the river bank.

take

He took a running jump and just managed to clear the stream.

do

He's going to do a parachute jump for charity.

give

Her heart gave a little jump at his smile.

PREPOSITION
in the … jump

Allen won silver in the high jump.

with a jump

I sat up with a jump (= suddenly.).

jump into (figurative)

The new law is a jump into the unknown.

jump onto
2 increase
ADJECTIVE
big, quantum
sharp, sudden

There's been no sudden jump, but a steady increase year on year.

small
VERB + JUMP
make

Is he good enough to make the jump into Formula One?

PREPOSITION
jump in

The sportswear company reports a jump in sales since the Olympics.

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verb
1 move off the ground
ADVERB
suddenly
almost, nearly, practically

She practically jumped out of bed.

about (esp. BrE), around, back, down, in, off, out, up, up and down

He was jumping up and down with excitement.

overboard
VERB + JUMP
try to

He tried to jump back on board.

PREPOSITION
from

He had to jump from a first floor window.

into, off, on

Stop jumping on the furniture!

onto

She jumped up onto the table.

out of, over

Can you jump over that fence?

through
PHRASES
jump for joy

They all jumped for joy and hugged each other.

2 move quickly or suddenly
ADVERB
slightly

She jumped slightly at the sound of the bell.

immediately, instantly, quickly, suddenly

When she heard the news she immediately jumped on a plane to France.

ahead, back, backwards/backward, forward (all figurative)

The movie then jumps ahead to twenty years in the future.

VERB + JUMP
make sb

There was a loud bang that made me jump.

PREPOSITION
in

He jumped in surprise.

PHRASES
jump out of your skin (figurative)

I nearly jumped out of my skin when he told me.

Jump is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑cat, ↑frog, ↑heart, ↑horse, ↑index, ↑number, ↑price, ↑profit, ↑rabbit, ↑rate, ↑sale, ↑yield
Jump is used with these nouns as the object: ↑bail, ↑barrier, ↑fence, ↑hurdle, ↑kerb, ↑per cent, ↑point, ↑queue, ↑ship, ↑track, ↑traffic light

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