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jump

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb also SPOR spring off the ground
INTRANSITIVEléim verb  c m upreab verb  c m uI jumped for the ball léim mé chun breith ar an liathróidhe was jumping up and down bhí sé ag léim suas agus anuas, bhí sé ag pocléimneach, bhí sé ag preabarnachshe jumped head over heels rinne sí poillín in airde, léim sí tóin thar ceann
TRANSITIVEléim verb  c m uhe jumped five metres léim sé cúig mhéadar
2 verb also SPOR go over sth TRANSITIVEléim verb  c m uléim thar PhrVhe managed to jump the fence d'éirigh leis an fál a léim, d'éirigh leis léim thar an bhfál
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3 verb SPOR of horse: take part in showjumping INTRANSITIVEléim verb  c m u 4 verb SPOR make horse go over sth TRANSITIVEcuir ag léimléim a bhaint as 5 verb leap or drop from a height INTRANSITIVEléim verb  c m ushe jumped off the chair léim sí den chathaoirhe jumped down to the ground léim sé anuas ar an talamhto jump out of a plane léim as eitleánto jump off a cliff léim le haill 6 verb move suddenly INTRANSITIVEléim verb  c m upreab verb  c m uhe jumped to his feet phreab sé in airde, léim sé ina sheasamh 7 verb jerk due to shock/surprise INTRANSITIVEpreab verb  c m uléim verb  c m ugeit fem2  c m uto make sb jump preab a bhaint as duine, léim a bhaint as duine, geit a bhaint as duineI nearly jumped out of my skin is beag nár thit an t-anam asam 8 verb of heart: beat faster INTRANSITIVEléim verb  c m upreab verb  c m ugeit fem2  c m umy heart jumped with joy phreab mo chroí le lúcháirI jumped off the ground with fright léim mé den talamh le scanradh 9 verb bounce suddenly INTRANSITIVEpreab verb  c m uthe ball jumped off the ground phreab an liathróid den talamh 10 verb jerk out of position INTRANSITIVEléim verb  c m upreab verb  c m uthe needle jumped out of the groove phreab an tsnáthaid as an eitre 11 verb also COMP skip, pass over
INTRANSITIVEléim verb  c m utéigh ar aghaidhwe'll jump to the last paragraph rachaimid ar aghaidh chuig an alt deiridh
TRANSITIVEléim thar PhrVshe jumped that chapter níor bhac sí leis an gcaibidil sin, léim sí thar an gcaibidil sin
12 verb suddenly change subject, focus INTRANSITIVEléim verb  c m upreab verb  c m uhe's always jumping from one thing to another bíonn sé i gcónaí ag léim ó rud go rud 13 verb suddenly increase
INTRANSITIVEardaigh go tobannardaigh de phreabprices have jumped tá ardú tobann tagtha ar phraghsanna
TRANSITIVEardaigh go tobannardaigh de phreabrents jumped 40% d'ardaigh cíosanna 40% go tobann
14 verb informal obey immediately INTRANSITIVEpreab verb  c m uléim verb  c m ubíog verb  c m ujump to it! déan anois láithreach é!, déan ar an toirt é! to jump to attention preabadh ar aire, léim ar airehe jumped to her commands rinne sé a ndúirt sí leis ar an bpointe 15 verb informal suddenly attack physically TRANSITIVEléim ar PhrVionsaigh verb  c m ufogha a thabhairt faoithey jumped us from behind léim siad orainn ón gcúl, d'ionsaigh siad muid ón taobh thiar 16 verb HIST, REL, pejorative convert INTRANSITIVEtiontaigh verb  c m uiompaigh verb  c m u 17 verb informal AUTO jump-start TRANSITIVE & INTRANSITIVEpreabthosaigh verb  c m u 18 verb very informal initiate sex with sb TRANSITIVEléim ar PhrV
noun
19 noun also SPOR leap off the groundléim fem2  c m ushe did a couple of jumps rinne sí cúpla léim, thug sí cúpla léimhe gave a jump of joy thug sé léim áthais, léim sé le háthasthat's my best jump ever sin í an léim is fearr a rinne mé riamhstar jump réaltléim 20 noun SPOR in showjumping etc: structure to go overléim fem2  c m uclaí masc4  c m ushe fell at the final jump thit sí ag an léim dheiridh 21 noun leap down from heightléim fem2  c m uto take a jump into the water léim isteach san uiscea parachute jump léim pharaisiúit 22 noun jerk of surprise, shock etcpreab fem2  c m uléim fem2  c m ugeit fem2  c m uhe woke up with a jump mhúscail sé de gheitshe gave me an awful jump bhain sí geit uafásach asam 23 noun sudden increaseardú masc  c m uméadú masc  c m uit was a big jump in the work ba mhór an t-athrú ar an obair éit made for a big jump in wages ardú mór pá a bhí anna jump in sales méadú mór ar dhíolachána jump of €10 in one month ardú €10 in aon mhí amháin 24 noun informal AUTO jump-startpreabthosú  c m u
phrases

to get the jump on sb

(also

to get a jump on sb

, to have the jump on sb

) buntáiste a fháil ar dhuinetosach a fháil ar dhuinethat gave us the jump on them d'fhág sin an tosach againn orthuwe had the jump on them bhí an tosach againn orthu

to jump down sb's throat

íde na muc is na madraí a thabhairt do dhuineaghaidh do chraois a thabhairt ar dhuinedul siar i bpíobán duine

to jump for joy

léim le háthasbheith ag rince le háthas

to jump the gun

dóigh a dhéanamh de do bharúilscéal a dhéanamh de do bharúil

to jump the lights

(also

to jump a red light

) dul trí sholas dearg

to jump over the wall

informal an chléir a fhágáil

to jump the queue

1 pass others in queuedul roimh dhaoine i scuainean scuaine a shárú 2 get to do sth before others there before youdul chun tosaighhe jumped the queue on the waiting list chuaigh sé chun tosaigh ar dhaoine a bhí níos faide ar an liosta feithimh ná é

to jump the rails

imeacht den ráille

to jump ship

1 leave ship without permissionimeacht gan chead 2 leave company, organisation etcdo phost a fhágáilimeacht go tobann

to jump through hoops

cat is dhá eireaball air a dhéanamhwe had to jump through hoops to get this job b'éigean dúinn cat is dhá eireaball air a dhéanamh leis an bpost seo a fháil

jump to it

déan de léim édéan láithreach éar aghaidh leat

one jump ahead

(also

several jumps ahead

, a few jumps ahead

) coiscéim amháin chun tosaighwe were only a couple of jumps ahead of them ní raibh muid ach cúpla coiscéim chun tosaigh orthu, ní raibh muid ach céim nó dhó chun tosaigh orthu

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