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Phrasal Verbs

jump in (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb 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

a. interrupt anyone

b. keep quiet

c. say anything

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