So he succumbed to politics and hopped aboard the stimulus bus for a ride.
Gazarian took his backpack with a few personal items, said goodbye to his wife and his two daughters and hopped on a bus.
On a recent visit to Washington, I hopped into a cab at Union Station.
Solomon Jones hopped out of the Caddie and yelled up to King.
This year a drunk Santa hopped into a taxi in Hoboken already occupied by two other women.
He hopped back a few feet, and then took a flying leap, and landed plump on the top of the fence.
And though Mrs. Hen hopped in after him she couldn't find him anywhere.
He did this, perched on the top bar, and hopped to the floor.
Patent-leather boots had gone round, and Square-toes had hopped over.
To express her satisfaction she then rose to the tip of one foot and hopped three steps.
a word that seems to merge three senses of hop; the meaning "flavored with hops" (hop (n.1)) is first attested 1660s; that of "under the influence of drugs" (hop (n.2)) is from 1924; that of "excited, enthusiastic" (perhaps from hop (v.)) is from 1923. Meaning "performance-enhanced" (of an engine, etc.) is from 1945.
Old English hoppian "to spring, leap, dance," from Proto-Germanic *hupnojanan (cf. Old Norse hoppa, Dutch huppen, German hüpfen "to hop"). Related: Hopped; hopping.
usually hops, type of twining vine whose cones are used in brewing, etc., mid-15c., from Middle Dutch hoppe, from Proto-Germanic *hup-nan- (cf. Old Saxon -hoppo, German Hopfen), of unknown origin.
"opium," 1887, from Cantonese nga-pin (pronounced HAH-peen) "opium," a Chinese folk etymology of the English word opium, literally "crow peelings." Re-folk-etymologized back into English by association with hop (n.1).
"a small jump," c.1500, from hop (v.). Slang sense of "informal dancing party" is from 1731 (defined by Johnson as "a place where meaner people dance"). Meaning "short flight on an aircraft" is from 1909.
: a hop fiend/ hop dream
[fr a shortening of Cantonese Chinese nga pin, pronounced HAH peen, ''opium,'' literally ''crow peelings,'' a Chinese folk etymology for English opium; in a subsequent US folk etymology this was changed to hop by assimilation with the plant used to make beer, with its suggestions of intoxication]