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Past tense for to physically launch oneself into the air
“Fleas can jump a hundred times their height, which is the equivalent of a human jumping about a thousand feet.”
(jump off) Past tense for to physically launch oneself off a platform downward
“I would literally jump off a plane while I was tandem skydiving.”
Past tense for to move suddenly in a given direction
“I was petrified that this stocky little terrier could decide to suddenly jump at me and sink his teeth into my neck.”
Past tense for to jolt, usually due to astonishment, shock or fear
“She has a tendency to jump in surprise whenever she hears something move.”
Past tense for to move around in a lively or playful manner
“As I watch the kids jump around in the living room, I glance at my sister and myself in the entryway mirror.”
Past tense for to receive a fright
“A loud noise in the night would cause us to jump.”
(especially of prices or figures) Past tense for to rise suddenly and by a large amount
“The price of cryptocurrency tends to jump as suddenly as it crashes.”
Past tense for to pass over (an obstacle) by a spring or leap
“Our dog would regularly jump the fence to prance around in the meadow outside.”
Past tense for to move to a position in (a queue/line) that is further forward
“He is annoyingly impatient and is always trying to jump the queue.”
Past tense for to attack without warning
“I saw two guys jump an unsuspecting man in the car park.”
(jump at) Past tense for to eagerly accept
“Marshall would jump at the opportunity that would come only once in a lifetime.”
(of driver or a vehicle) Past tense for to fail to stop at a red traffic light
“The man driving behind me hooted, wanting me to jump the lights, enraged that I had not done so.”
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