Joe Mathews says gay Californians should jump ship for pinker pastures—and the red states he chooses might surprise you.
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.
He has every right to jump on the Trayvon Martin tragedy as a classic case of racial injustice.
I think feminists might be really hesitant to jump into a story like this when the language itself is so ambiguous.
Will it be difficult to jump back into that restrictive form of writing?
By a jump in his logic Tabs began to suspect that she must be beautiful.
I'm not going to jump into work for all the papers in New York.
Some day something might happen to the plane and he would have to jump.
Porter's voice made Crane jump; he had almost forgotten the race.
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 Superseded native leap, bound, and spring in most senses.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