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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JUMP UP

Then, if we stop where we are, we'll have to jump up and get out of the way, to let him pass.

He must have seen me jump up, because he vanished like a ghost.

The fun was to jump up, and with their teeth to seize the apple.

And every time I jump up and shut it, up she bounces and opens it again.

The dog could not go to them and jump up to be petted because Rod was attending to his wounds.

Here, Mag, let's begin to jump up and down again on the bed.

My nose is pulled by whipper-snappers, who jump up on a chair to reach it.

To her obvious astonishment the mother of the child was the first to jump up.

She started to jump up from the ground where she was sitting!

The window was so high that the animal could not jump up to it.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, "act of jumping," from jump (v.). Meaning "jazz music with a strong beat" first recorded 1937, in Count Basie's "One O'Clock Jump." Jump suit "one-piece coverall modeled on those worn by paratroopers and skydivers" is from 1948.

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