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Phrasal Verbs

jump up

This page is about the phrasal verb jump up

Meaning

If you jump up, you stand up quickly.

Synonym

leap up

For example

  • jump up We were all sitting on the ground having a chat when Sam jumped up and started hopping around on one leg. An ant had bitten him on the toe!

  • jump up When the phone rang I jumped up to answer it, but I suddenly felt dizzy as the blood ran from my head.

Quick Quiz

If someone jumps up, they

a. jump over something

b. get to their feet quickly

c. get angry about something

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