jump off


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Verb1.jump off - set off quickly, usually with success; "The freshman jumped off to a good start in his math class"
begin, commence, set out, start, start out, set about, get down, get - take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"
2.jump off - jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
Translations

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(= leap off)herunterspringen (prep obj von); (from train, bus) → aussteigen (prep obj aus); (when moving) → abspringen (prep obj von); (from bicycle, horse) → absteigen (prep obj von)
(Showjumping) → den Wettbewerb durch ein Stechen entscheiden; they had to jump off to decide the winnerder Sieger musste durch ein Stechen ermittelt werden
References in classic literature ?
He took a tremendous jump off the top of the wall on to the top of the cat, and cuffed it off the basket, and kicked it into the garden-house, scratching off a handful of fur.
Why don't they jump off when they crawl along the tight rope with a cat in front and a cat behind?
I said, "Sirrah, I will give you a hundred dollars to jump off this pyramid head first.
Her tears moved me--I never can look upon the tears of woman with indifference--and I said I would give her a hundred to jump off, too.
I managed to jump off without any injury, and looked about to see if I was pursued.
By midnight, flames were coming out of the engine room, prompting many passengers and crew members to jump off the vessel.
QR750.00 Today's Schedule 9am: Future riders class Table A, One round against the clock 70/85 238.2.; 9:30am: Future riders class Table A, One round against the clock 85/100 238.2.1 2pm: Small Tour Two rounds with jump off (1st Rnd) 100/115 273.3.4.1+ 4.4 (QR5,000) 4pm: Medium Tour Two rounds with jump off (1st Rnd) 120/130 273.3.4.1+ 4.4 (QR10,000) 6:30pm: Big Tour Two rounds with jump off (1st Rnd) 130/145 273.3.4.1+ 4.4 (QR15,000) Tomorrow 8:30am: Dressage Level 1 (QR10,000) 9:30am: Dressage Level 2 (QR5,000) 2pm: Small Tour Two rounds with jump off (2nd Rnd) 100/115 273.3.4.1+ 4.4 (QR15,000) 4pm: Medium Tour Two rounds with jump off (2nd Rnd) 120/130 273.3.4.1+ 4.4 (QR20,000) 6:30pm: Big Tour Two rounds with jump off (2nd Rnd) 130/145 273.3.4.1+ 4.4 (QR40,000)
Summary: Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Apr 8 (ANI): A 21-year-old man threatened to jump off a water tank in Arjavani Gudem village of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district on Sunday demanding various political reforms.
The two women in the LGCT Grand Prix jump off were impressive too.
Shields kept one eye on the clock to produce a fast and accurate round to claim their place in the jump off.
When the man tried to jump off the bridge, the guard pulled him off the edge of the rails and then slammed him to the ground in order to stop him from leaping.