take a running jump

take a running jump
British
used for telling someone rudely to go away

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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

  • 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 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

  • (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

  • take a running jump! — Exclam. A dismissive rebuff …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • 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 (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

  • running jump — UK / US noun [singular] a jump that you make after running a short distance • take a running jump …   English dictionary

  • take a running jump (at oneself), (go and) —  Go to hell …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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