running jump

running jump
UK / US noun [singular]
a jump that you make after running a short distance

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  • running jump — UK US noun [singular] a jump that you make after running a short distance Thesaurus: jump, or the action of jumpingsynonym Phrase: take a running jump …   Useful english dictionary

  • running jump — noun singular a jump that you make after running a short distance …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • running jump — noun (C) 1 a jump made by running up to the point at which you leave the ground 2 take a running jump spoken used to tell someone to go away and stop annoying you: If he hassles you again tell him to take a running jump! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • take a running jump — (slang) An expression of impatience, contempt, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑run * * * take a running jump Brit informal + impolite used to tell someone who angers or annoys you to go away She told him to (go) take a running jump. [=(US) take a flying… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Go take a running jump! — (Go) take a running jump! informal an impolite way of telling someone to go away or that you will not give them something they want. Jim wants to borrow your new CD. Tell him to take a running jump …   New idioms dictionary

  • take a running jump! — (Go) take a running jump! informal an impolite way of telling someone to go away or that you will not give them something they want. Jim wants to borrow your new CD. Tell him to take a running jump …   New idioms dictionary

  • Take a running jump (in the lake)! — ex clam. Go away!; Get away from me! □ You know what you can do? You can take running jump. Beat it! □ You can just take a running jump in the lake, you creep! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • (go and) take a running jump — (go and) take a running ˈjump idiom (old fashioned, informal) used to tell sb in a rude way to go away • Why didn t you just tell him to take a running jump? Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • running jump at oneself, take a —  Expression indicating refusal. Usu. go and take a... etc …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • running — [run′iŋ] n. 1. the act of a person or thing that runs (in various senses); racing, managing, proceeding, etc. 2. the condition of a track with reference to its use in a race 3. a) that which runs, or flows b) the amount or quantity that runs adj …   English World dictionary

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