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- Jump street
noun phrase The very beginning; the GIT-GO, square one: One usually starts at the beginning of the endeavor, or from Jump Street [1980s+; at the first jump in the same sense is found by 1577]
[juhmp-soot] /ˈdʒʌmpˌsut/ noun 1. a one-piece worn by parachutists for . 2. a garment fashioned after this, usually combining a shirt or bodice with shorts or trousers in one piece.
- Jump the couch
verb phrase to exhibit frenzied or aberrant behavior that makes others think one is insane Word Origin 2005; fr Tom Cruise on Oprah TV show Usage Note informal verb phrase To exhibit frenzied or aberrant behavior that makes others think one is insane [2005+; fr Tom Cruise’s antics on Oprah TV show]
- Jump the track
Suddenly switch from one thought or activity to another. For example, Joe was describing his trip to Australia and, jumping the track, began complaining about the airline, or They couldn’t decide on the next step and now the whole reorganization plan has jumped the track. This expression alludes to a train going off the rails. […]