Protecting and improving is one thing, but replacing significant others in the bedroom does seem like a bit of a jump.
Joe Mathews says gay Californians should jump ship for pinker pastures—and the red states he chooses might surprise you.
We crept along; every few minutes the driver had to jump out and clear the windshield.
But giving both a stake in the same system will make it less likely either would feel it beneficial to jump ship and go it alone.
Conservatives were quick to jump on the charges: websites like Twitchy and FrontPage Mag soon joined the anti-Tyson charge.
By a jump in his logic Tabs began to suspect that she must be beautiful.
“I can lick you any jump in the road,” Bruce answered promptly.
Some day something might happen to the plane and he would have to jump.
Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, And Jack jump over the candlestick.
The next year they did take me; and as it is all fresh in my memory now, I will jump one year and tell you all about it.
1520s, perhaps imitative (cf. bump); another theory derives it from words in Gallo-Romance dialects of southwestern France (cf. jumba "to rock, to balance, swing," yumpa "to rock"), picked up during English occupation in Hundred Years War. Superseded native leap, bound, and spring in most senses. Meaning "to attack" is from 1789; that of "to do the sex act with" is from 1630s. Related: Jumped; jumping. To jump to a conclusion is from 1704. Jumping-rope is from 1805. Jump in a lake "go away and stop being a pest" attested from 1912.
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.
: a jump tune/ jump music