jump noun

1 movement

ADJ. little | running, standing Cats can clear two metres with a standing jump. | 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.

PREP. in the … ~ Allen won silver in the high jump. | with a ~ I sat up with a jump (= suddenly.). | ~ into (figurative) The new law is a jump into the unknown. | ~ onto

2 increase

ADJ. big, quantum, sharp | small

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

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

jump verb

1 move off the ground

ADV. suddenly | about, around, back, down, in, off, out, up, up and down He was jumping up and down with excitement.

VERB + JUMP try to He tried to jump back on board.

PREP. 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

2 make a sudden movement because of surprise/fear

ADV. almost, nearly He almost jumped in surprise.

VERB + JUMP make sb He crept up behind me and made me jump.

PHRASES jump out of your skin (figurative) I nearly jumped out of my skin when he told me.

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