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jump in (1)

Meaning: If people are talking and you jump in, you interrupt someone who's talking, or you say something without being asked to speak.

Synonym: butt in, interrupt

For example:

  • jump in If you have something to say, just jump in. You don't have to wait for someone to ask you what you think.

  • jump in If you ask me a question, wait for me to finish answering it before jumping in with your next question.

Quick Quiz:

If you want to say something, just jump in. Don't
  1. interrupt anyone
  2. keep quiet
  3. say anything

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