#IOTW: Idioms with word “jump”

Hey, fellas! How was your Saturday? I spent mine trying to finish my never-ending assignments. I hope you guys had a better one. Anyway, today I would like to share some idioms with word “jump”. Are you interested? Stay tuned, fellas!

  1. Jump for joy. Meaning: to be very happy about something good that has happened.
    • Example:
      • “I jumped for joy when his name popped up on my phone.”
  1. Jump off the page. Meaning: something that stands out; extraordinarily intelligent or talented.
    • Example:
      • “She got A+ on her final test. She really did jump off the page!”
  1. Jump of the gun. Meaning: something that occurs too early before preparations are ready; to start something too soon.
    • Example:
      • “The whole class had to repeat the race because someone jumped the gun.”
  1. Jump ship. Meaning: to leave any post or position; to quit or resign, especially when there is difficulty with the job.
    • Example:
      • “I decided to jump ship of the job after being offered a better one.”
  1. Jump through hoops. Meaning: to go through lots of effort to make something happen.
    • Example:
      • “I’m willing to jump through hoops just to see you smile.”

Well, it’s a wrap for tonight. How was it, fellas? I hope it has been useful for you. Happy weekend, fellas! :)


Compiled and written by @AnienditaR at @EnglishTips4U on Saturday, September 19, 2015.


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