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jump on

vb
(intr, preposition) informal to reprimand or attack suddenly and forcefully
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.jump on - get up on the back ofjump on - get up on the back of; "mount a horse"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
remount - mount again; "he remounted his horse"
Translations
يُهاجِم فَجْأةً
skočit na
falde over
ráugrik
stökkva/ráîast á
skočiť na
birden üstüne atlamak

w>jump on

vi (lit, onto vehicle) → einsteigen (→ prep obj, -to in +acc); (onto moving train, bus) → aufspringen (→ prep obj, -to auf +acc); (onto bicycle, horse) → aufsteigen (→ prep obj, -to auf +acc); to jump on(to) somebody/somethingauf jdn/etw springen; he jumped on(to) his bicycleer schwang sich auf sein Fahrrad
vi +prep obj (inf) person (= criticize)anfahren; (= attack)überfallen; suggestionkritisieren, heruntermachen (inf)

jump

(dʒamp) verb
1. to (cause to) go quickly off the ground with a springing movement. He jumped off the wall / across the puddle / over the fallen tree / into the swimming-pool; Don't jump the horse over that fence!
2. to rise; to move quickly (upwards). She jumped to her feet; He jumped into the car.
3. to make a startled movement. The noise made me jump.
4. to pass over (a gap etc) by bounding. He jumped the stream easily.
noun
1. an act of jumping. She crossed the stream in one jump.
2. an obstacle to be jumped over. Her horse fell at the third jump.
3. a jumping competition. the high jump.
4. a startled movement. She gave a jump when the door suddenly banged shut.
5. a sudden rise, eg in prices. There has been a jump in the price of potatoes.
ˈjumpy adjective
nervous; easily upset. He has been very jumpy and irritable lately.
jump at
to take or accept eagerly. He jumped at the chance to go to Germany for a fortnight.
jump for joy
to show great pleasure.
jump on
to make a sudden attack on. He was waiting round the corner and jumped on me in the dark.
jump the gun
to start before the proper time. We shouldn't be going on holiday till tomorrow, but we jumped the gun and caught today's last flight.
jump the queue
to move ahead of others in a queue without waiting for one's proper turn. Many wealthy or important people try to jump the queue for hospital beds.
jump to conclusions / jump to the conclusion that
to form an idea without making sure of the facts. He saw my case in the hall and jumped to the conclusion that I was leaving.
jump to it
to hurry up. If you don't jump to it you'll miss the train.
References in classic literature ?
That's the first time in the history of Bierce's Cove that two men made that jump on the same sea.
Will you miss all I can give you, only to have a bug jump on you and drag you down?