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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JUMPING

Jumping over the window sill, the visitor found himself in this room.

You ain't got nothing in that record about my jumping into the river after her?

Jumping over a stick, you know, and showing what I would do if I met the Diné.

"There it goes now," cried the child, jumping up from the rug.

"Don't call me 'Inde," he shouted, jumping up from his chair.

Kirkwood almost shouted, jumping forward to seize his visitor's hand.

And I can't, somehow, feel just right about him taking up this jumping business.

They were "after" jumping up in alarm, aroused by the college bell.

"So I shall," said Dan, jumping out of bed and beginning to dress.

There were no trees just there, and jumping in, I pushed the boat off into the deep water.

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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