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Spanish translation of “jump”

jump

verb /dʒamp/
to ( cause to) go quickly off the ground with a springing movement
saltar
He jumped off the wall / across the puddle / over the fallen tree / into the swimming-pool Don’t jump the horse over that fence !
to rise ; to move quickly ( upwards )
saltar
She jumped to her feet He jumped into the car .
to make a startled movement
saltar ; sobresaltar(se)
The noise made me jump.
to pass over (a gap etc) by bounding
saltar
He jumped the stream easily .
jumpy adjective nervous ; easily upset
nervioso
He has been very jumpy and irritable lately .
jump at phrasal verb to take or accept eagerly
aceptar sin pensarlo
He jumped at the chance to go to Germany for a fortnight .
jump for joy to show great pleasure
saltar de alegría
He jumped for joy when Brazil scored .
jump on phrasal verb to make a sudden attack on
saltar encima de
He was waiting round the corner and jumped on me in the dark .
jump the gun to start before the proper time
precipitarse
We shouldn’t be going on holiday till tomorrow , but we jumped the gun and caught today’s last flight .
jump the queue to move ahead of others in a queue without waiting for one’s proper turn
colarse
Many wealthy or important people try to jump the queue for hospital beds .
jump to conclusions / jump to the conclusion that to form an idea without making sure of the facts
llegar a conclusiones precipitadas
He saw my case in the hall and jumped to the conclusion that I was leaving .
jump to it to hurry up
apurarse , salir corriendo/pitando, aligerar
If you don’t jump to it, you’ll miss the train .
(Definition of jump from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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