Meaning and examples JUMP
jump the queue
not wait your turn; get an unfair advantage over others who have waited longer
- · Hey you! Don’t jump the queue! We’re before you.
- · Jimmy, wait a moment! don’t jump the queue. Mary had her hand up first.
Jump down someone’s throat
disagree with someone before they have finished talking
- · Don’t jump down his throat. He was only saying that there isn’t enough evidence to say if the President is guilty or not.
be eager to accept
- · Julia jumped at the chance to work with Stella McCartney as a designer
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