2014년 1월 4일 토요일

Dic: jump somewhere (or + adv/prep) as meaning a hasty movement or change

[1] move fast: to move quickly or suddenly in a particular direction (= leap)

  • Matt jumped up to answer the phone.
  • We all jumped in a taxi.
  • She jumped to her feet and left
[2] keep changing: to change quickly and often from one idea, place, position etc to another─used to show disapproval..
  • Cathy kept jumping from one topic to another.
  • I've been jumping about the file instead of working straight through it.
[3] miss a stage: to move suddenly to a further part of a book, discussion, leaving out the part in between.
  • I'm afraid I jumped a couple of chapters.
  • The movie suddenly jumped ahead to the future.
[4] jump to conclusions: to form an idea about something before you have all the facts.
  • There may be a simple explanation. Let's not jump to conclusions.

.... LDOCE

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