But there’s a way out: what is vulgarly known as jumping the manager.’
“I should be most happy,” he replied aloud, jumping up with alacrity
--The blessings of God on you, Buck Mulligan cried, jumping up from his chair
The Holmenkollen ski-jumping board is one of the most famous symbols of Oslo. Norwegians’ relationship with skis goes very far back in time: indeed it is not improbable that even the Vikings traversed Scandinavia on these wooden slats.
Ah Ch’ou shut his mouth and stared up wide-eyed at Hung-chien.As no candy seemed to be forthcoming, he went back to Mrs. Fang to continue jumping and yelling about as before
Paul said argumentatively, “Now, don’t go jumping on Zilla. I’ve been thinking; maybe she hasn’t had any too easy a time.”
Taking Off ALTHOUGH he was the first person to try bungee jumping in Beijing, Zhang Di never claimed he was brave or adventurous
Of or relating to ski competition featuring ski jumping and cross-country racing.
The competitions include jumping , jumpers are judged both on distance and form; slalom, the skier is required to pass along a sinuous course through a series of gate marked by buoys, the skier gets one point for each buoy;
The types of competition are alpine which emphasizes speed; Nordic skiing, which emphasizes skills and endurance. Downhill, slalom, giant slalom are within alpine type; jumping and cross-country are within Nordic type.
Soon afterwards when one of the maids was mowing in the garden, and saw thumbling jumping about and creeping up and down the plants, she mowed him up quickly with the grass, tied all in a great cloth, and secretly threw it to the cows.
Narrow jumping platforms poke out from the tangle at regular intervals--the lowest about nine metres from the ground, the highest teetering right on the top, 35 metres from the cleared, dug-over earth I’m now standing on
Giant slalom, which emphasizes the traverse and the skier combines the fastest possible traverse with the quickest, sharpest turns; and the cross-country; jumping , which is of four parts: inrun, take off, flight and landing.
The delegation used Britain as the jumping-off place of their six-nation European tour
and certainly not the species-jumping emergence of HIV as the cause of AIDS in 1981.
As we passed over the house at about 90 metres, I saw paula and the kids jumping and waving
A flash of lightning is electricity jumping .
The accumulating accusations of impropriety against Mr.Meese have ignited calls for him to quit;disturbed Justice Department officials have been jumping ship in clusters.
For the zoonoses and for diseases caused by species-jumping agents, prevention and control strategies have come from diverse bases.
Rather than flying, they actually glide after jumping from the water.
The girlie pound is also spent on experiences, from bungee jumping to trekking in a rainforest, and on learning everything from martial arts to writing poetry
The children are jumping and laughing.
The children were jumping about and full of life.
The children are jumping for joy at the thought of an extra day’s holiday.
Hung-chien tightly gripped the armrest of his chair to keep himself from jumping up
Any of numerous orthopteran insects of the families Locustidae(or Acrididae)and Tettigoniidae,often destructive to plants and characteristically having long,powerful hind legs adapted for jumping .
Grasshopper having long,powerful hind legs adapted for jumping .
The Holmenkollen ski-jumping board is one of the most famous symbols of oslo
Fewer episodes have involved species-jumping by the etiologic agent; that is, they derive from an ancient reservoir life cycle in animals but have subsequently established a new life cycle in humans that no longer involves an animal reservoir.
She committed suicide by jumping off the top of the tower
1.A bid that is higher than necessary, signalling strength.
‘a jump to four indicates support for responder’s suit’
‘Generally, a jump bid indicates to your (still-bidding) partner that there is at least one suit for which you cannot supply a card needed for the run.’
2.A large or sudden transition or change.
‘the jump from county to Test cricket’
‘Moreover, the transition between these two regimes is known to be sharp; it is a true discontinuity, a sudden jump rather than a smooth gradation.’
3.A sudden dramatic rise in amount, price, or value.
‘a 51 per cent jump in annual profits’
‘The central bank has noted that overall inflation has been higher than expected, due mainly to a jump in gasoline prices.’
4.A sudden involuntary movement caused by shock or surprise.
‘I woke up with a jump’
‘With a small sigh Phoenix linked arms with Theo, making him blush again and give a small jump of surprise.’
5.An act of descending from an aircraft by parachute.
‘she will make a sponsored jump at Thruxton Airfield’
‘a parachute jump’
6.An act of jumping from a surface by pushing upwards with one’s legs and feet.
‘in making the short jump across the gully he lost his balance’
‘A virtuoso soubrette dancer noted for her light, springy jumps, strong feet, and sunny disposition, she was a favourite of Ashton’s.’
7.An act of sexual intercourse.
8.An obstacle to be jumped, especially by a horse and rider in an equestrian competition.
‘the horse made a nonsense of the second jump’
‘Any horse falling at the trial jump or twice refusing is not allowed to compete.’
9.Extreme nervousness or anxiety.
‘you get the jumps—you feel like J. Edgar Hoover’s on your tail’
1.(especially of prices or figures) rise suddenly and by a large amount.
‘pre-tax profits jumped from £51,000 to £1.03 million’
‘Over the past 18 months, the total number of jobs at the business and technology park jumped from 150 to 400.’
2.(of a machine or device) move or jerk suddenly and abruptly.
‘the vibration can cause the needle to jump’
‘Dad had left it in gear and the prized family wagon jumped forward smashing into yet another parked car.’
3.(of a person) make a sudden involuntary movement in reaction to something that causes surprise or shock.
‘an owl hooted nearby, making her jump’
‘There was a moment of awkward silence until a phone ringing made them all jump, then they laughed, embarrassed that they were so easily startled.’
4.(of a person) make a sudden, impulsive rush to do something.
‘Gordon jumped to my defence’
‘Whenever suffering appears we quickly jump to someone’s aid.’
5.(of a person) move suddenly and quickly in a specified way.
‘Juliet jumped to her feet’
‘they jumped back into the car and drove off’
6.(of a place) be full of lively activity.
‘the bar is _jumping_ on Fridays and Saturdays’
‘Went to Hurricane for a Christmas Party & the place was _jumping_ !’
7.(of an athlete or horse) perform in a competition involving jumping over obstacles.
‘his horse jumped well and won by five lengths’
‘‘He was beaten by a very good horse but he jumped well and battled well,’ he said.’
8.(of driver or a vehicle) fail to stop at (a red traffic light)
‘she jumped at least seven red lights’
‘Another idea is placing cameras on traffic lights to catch drivers _jumping_ red lights.’
9.Attack (someone) suddenly and unexpectedly.
‘he was jumped by seven men as he opened the front door of his home’
‘Just as he was about to break the lock off the carriage door, he was suddenly jumped from behind.’
10.Get on or off (a train or other vehicle) quickly, typically illegally or dangerously.
‘he jumped a freight train on the German border’
‘Determined to escape this grim prospect, she jumps a bus to Sydney in the hope of rejoining her estranged father.’
11.Have sexual intercourse with (someone).
12.Make a bid that is higher than necessary, in order to signal a strong hand.
‘East jumped to four spades’
‘If responder has a count of 12 points he can jump straight to three No-Trumps.’
13.Omit or skip over (part of something) and pass on to a further point or stage.
‘Andrew Drury put in a near perfect performance that enabled him to jump a grade by skipping the yellow belt all together and moving up to orange belt.’
‘But with tears streaming down my face it was easy to jump the dozen places to the front of the taxi queue.’
14.Pass over (an obstacle or barrier) by jumping.
‘one of the deer tried to jump the ditch’
‘Despite our best efforts, the deer had easily jumped our carefully erected fence.’
15.Pass quickly or abruptly from one idea, subject, or state to another.
‘the book jumps constantly from Brooklyn to Harlem’
‘Now Hooke was never a person who did one thing at a time, indeed he seemed at his best when his mind was _jumping_ from one idea to another.’
16.Push oneself off a surface and into the air by using the muscles in one’s legs and feet.
‘the cat jumped off his lap’
‘he jumped twenty-five feet to the ground’
17.Start (a vehicle) using jump leads.
‘I jumped his saloon from my car’s battery’
‘The man on the next farm comes and jumps the battery and goes home again, and I give him a few dollars each time it happens.’
18.Take summary possession of (a mining concession or other piece of land) after alleged abandonment or forfeiture by the former occupant.
‘the same long story about the time somebody jumped his claim’
‘After Deborah wins Linda’s quarter-section from Crook by _jumping_ the claim, she and Eden develop the land and begin extracting manganese from the hill at the center of the property.’
独上高台望四海 手揽云月傍天飞， 落叶重重已十月 归鸟凄凄啼心扉。