You have an affinity for jumping off tall things.
But I was kinda jumping the gun.
Jumping from the bed, she dressed quickly and went to the kitchen.
Are you jumping to your balcony?
The set of friends with whom he chiefly associated at Oxford were sometimes named, on account of their exceptionally decorous conduct, the "Bethel Union"; but he was by no means averse to amusements, and specially delighted in hurdle jumping and hunting.
I hear they're jumping into the boat up north.
Carmen gasped, her heart jumping into high gear.
She turned her head away, jumping as the shot rang out.
That's what we get for jumping to conclusions!
Josh was jumping to conclusions again.
Jumping to conclusions wasn't going to solve anything and she didn't want to be a jealous wife.
"What does all this mean, anyhow?" asked the horse, jumping to escape a thorn.
Don't go jumping to conclusions.
Australia is the home of the group of jumping species, known as jerboa-rats, characterized by the elongation of the hind limbs, arranged under the genera Notomys, Dipodillus, Ammomys and Conilurus, distinguished from one another by the structure of the molars and the number of teats and foot-pads, the second being further characterized by its long ears.
4) the abdominal appendages are constantly divided into an anterior group of three natatory " swimmerets " and a posterior group of three limbs used chiefly in jumping or in burrowing.
He kept my mind alert and eager, and trained it to reason clearly, and to seek conclusions calmly and logically, instead of jumping wildly into space and arriving nowhere.
And she was jumping to conclusions, anyway.
Howie yelled, jumping from his seat.
Yup. The fish are practically jumping in the boat.
Jumping out of the car, I hurried over to him as came across the sidewalk.
Dean asked, jumping up to move the meat from the splattering grease.
He hooked the light to his belt where it swung in an eerie arc, casting jumping shadows on the rock-strewn slope and yellow streaks into nothingness.
Hannah, you have to trust me when I tell you jumping out that window is a better death than what this thing will do to you!
It persisted, and she looked down, jumping to see one of several curious cats nudging her leg.
All us mogul-jumping slalomers know these terms.
The whole gang would end up jumping him and he would beat up each and every one, always careful to hold back enough so as not to kill anyone.
Dean said, jumping up and charging toward Baratto, who began to backpedal.
We're jumping to conclusions.
If that's what you call jumping all over me, we're going to get along fine.
Jenn stumbled forward and then ran, jumping over fallen trees and ducking flying debris.
Rissa tensed, but his arms closed around her to prevent her from jumping off.
I was scared and jumping to conclusions.
Nearly allied is the jumping Antechinomys laniger, of East Central Australia, an elegant mouse-like creature, with large oval ears, elongated limbs, a long and tufted tail and no first hind toe.
The number of eggs produced at a time varies enormously according to the species, from about half a dozen, more or less, in some ant-mimicking Attidae or jumping spiders to many hundreds in the larger orbicular-webbed spiders of the family Argyopidae.
Most curious of all is the courtship of the males of some species of Salticidae, or jumping spiders, which are decorated with plumes or coloured stripes or iridescent patches.
The moose and red deer are found in the wooded regions, and the jumping deer and antelope on the prairies.
Artillery and bridging material were brought forward and wire-cutting commenced, while a series of partial infantry attacks took place with the object of securing suitable jumping-off ground.
In order to obtain observation and jumping-off ground for the attack on the main Hindenburg system it was necessary to clear the enemy from the positions still held by him forward of this line.
From the jumping-off line.
From time to time he had collected into volumes his scattered sketches; of these the first, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, appeared in 1867, and the latest, The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg, in 1900.
The flame appears to lengthen, but if the reflection is viewed in a vertical mirror revolving about a vertical axis or in Koenig's cube of mirrors, it is seen that the flame is really intermittent, jumping up and down once with each vibration, sometimes apparently going within the jet tube at its lowest point.
Pullers appear to renounce pulling, refusers take to jumping and clumsy horses become nearly as handy as a trick horse in a circus.
But in jumping a gate, or a flight of rails, as ordinarily situated, there is no width to be covered, and to make a horse go through the exertion of jumping both high and wide when he need only do one is to waste his power, added to which to ride fast at timber, unless very low with a ditch on the landing side, is highly dangerous.
- Skull of Jumping-Hare (Pedetes caller).
The caudal vertebrae vary from a rudimentary condition in the guinea-pig to a great size in the jumping-hare and prehensile-tailed porcupines.
Winge affiliates the African jumping-hares.
The least specialized genus is Zapus, containing the jumping-mice of North America, with one outlying Siberian species, in which the five metatarsals are free, as are also the cervical vertebrae, the small upper premolar being retained.
JUMPING-SHREW, a popular name for any of the terrestrial insectivora of the African family Macroscelididae, of which there are a number of species ranging over the African continent, representing the tree-shrews of Asia.
JERBOA, properly the name of an Arabian and North African jumping rodent mammal, Jaculus aegyptius (also known as Jaculus, or Dipus, jaculus) typifying the family Jaculidae (or Dipodidae), but in a wider sense applied to most of the representatives of that family, which are widely distributed over the desert and semi-desert tracts of the Old World, although unknown in Africa south of the Sahara.
Jumping out of the buggy he put Dorothy's suit-case under the seat and her bird-cage on the floor in front.
The meat was smoking hot and the knives and forks were performing strange antics and jumping here and there in quite a puzzling way.
When I was not guessing, I was jumping at conclusions, and this fault, in addition to my dullness, aggravated my difficulties more than was right or necessary.
During our walks she keeps up a continual spelling, and delights to accompany it with actions such as skipping, hopping, jumping, running, walking fast, walking slow, and the like.
"Turn this way!" he shouted, jumping over the ice which creaked under him; "turn this way!" he shouted to those with the gun.
First he spun her round, holding her now with his left, now with his right hand, then falling on one knee he twirled her round him, and again jumping up, dashed so impetuously forward that it seemed as if he would rush through the whole suite of rooms without drawing breath, and then he suddenly stopped and performed some new and unexpected steps.
"No, don't... the island of Madagascar!" she said, and jumping off his back she went downstairs.
As she looked and thought, the strangest fancies unexpectedly and disconnectedly passed through her mind: the idea occurred to her of jumping onto the edge of the box and singing the air the actress was singing, then she wished to touch with her fan an old gentleman sitting not far from her, then to lean over to Helene and tickle her.
And the soldier, pushing away a little dog that was jumping up at him, returned to his place and sat down.
"Oh, I'll go and see," said Pierre, jumping up.
She stayed the urge to curl up in her chair, jumping when a shadow with lopsided shoulders emerged from the corner dressed like an executioner in black hood and gloves.
She hadn't planned on jumping off her building, but the events of this night made the idea more appealing than having her head severed from her body or ending up a pile of bones in a bathtub.
She didn't understand the rules of this world well enough to know if she were jumping the gun, but what she heard made her very uncomfortable.
Having a child nowadays is tough enough but jumping in in the middle of the game is bewildering.
"Anything jumping out at you?" he asked.
Don't go jumping to conclusions.
She could have reasoned with him earlier instead of jumping down his throat.
"That's twue, devil take it!" shouted Denisov, jumping up.
He was beginning to look upset — probably because he thought she was jumping to conclusions again.
Among its characteristic mammals and birds are the lynx, marten, porcupine, northern red squirrel, Beldings and Kennicotts ground squirrels, varyin and snowshoe rabbits, northern jumping mouse, white-throate sparrow, Blackburnian warbler, Audubon.
In jumping an ordinary hedge or ditch at moderate speed, there is of course a moment of time during which the horse is on his hind legs, and in theory the rider should then lean forward, but, in practice, this position is so momentary, and the lash out of the hind legs in the spring is so powerful, that it is best not to lean forward at all, because of the difficulty, if not impossibility, of getting back in time for the reverse movement, when the rider should be preparing to render the horse some assistance with the bridle as his feet touch the ground.
The tarsier feeds chiefly on insects and lizards, sleeps during the day, but is tolerably active at night, moving chiefly by jumping from place to place; an action for which the structure of its hind-legs seems particularly well adapted.