Jump Idioms

We always jump at the chance to create another idioms graphic. To celebrate our #jumptokaplan competition, this time it's all about jumping.

Have a look at our fun jump idioms illustration! Learn how to use these jump idioms in everyday conversation by checking out the example sentences below the graphic.

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How to use these jump idioms:

Jump for joy: “I’m so happy about my promotion that I want to jump for joy!”
Jump off the page: “That was such an eye-catching newspaper advertisement. It really did jump off the page!”
Jump the gun: “Wait until you’re allowed to leave the classroom. Don’t jump the gun!”
Jump on the bandwagon: “Are you a real fan of One Direction or did you just jump on the bandwagon?”
Jump through hoops: “Hazel had to jump through hoops to make sure her project was finished on time.”
Jump ship: “The football manager did not jump ship and instead decided to stay with his struggling team.”
Jump the shark: “The jump the shark moment for The Simpsons was after season nine. It really got worse after then.”
Jump at your own shadow: “You will be so scared after watching the movie that afterwards you’ll jump at your own shadow!”

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