get a jump on someone

get a jump on someone
get a/the jump on (someone/something) mainly American, informal to start doing something before other people start, or before something happens, in order to get an advantage for yourself.

If I leave work early on Fridays I can get a jump on the traffic.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • get a jump on someone — get a jump on (someone/something) to get an advantage over other people by doing something before they do. Job listings are updated continuously on our website, so you can get a jump on your competition …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the jump on someone — have/get/the jump on someone informal phrase to be in a stronger position than someone else The Japanese, once again, may be embarrassing the US manufacturers by getting the jump on them. Thesaurus: to be in chargesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the jump on someone — get a/the jump on (someone/something) mainly American, informal to start doing something before other people start, or before something happens, in order to get an advantage for yourself. If I leave work early on Fridays I can get a jump on the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get a jump on something — get a jump on (someone/something) to get an advantage over other people by doing something before they do. Job listings are updated continuously on our website, so you can get a jump on your competition …   New idioms dictionary

  • get a jump on — (someone/something) to get an advantage over other people by doing something before they do. Job listings are updated continuously on our website, so you can get a jump on your competition …   New idioms dictionary

  • get a jump on something — get a/the jump on (someone/something) mainly American, informal to start doing something before other people start, or before something happens, in order to get an advantage for yourself. If I leave work early on Fridays I can get a jump on the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the jump on something — get a/the jump on (someone/something) mainly American, informal to start doing something before other people start, or before something happens, in order to get an advantage for yourself. If I leave work early on Fridays I can get a jump on the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get a jump on — get a/the jump on (someone/something) mainly American, informal to start doing something before other people start, or before something happens, in order to get an advantage for yourself. If I leave work early on Fridays I can get a jump on the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the jump on — get a/the jump on (someone/something) mainly American, informal to start doing something before other people start, or before something happens, in order to get an advantage for yourself. If I leave work early on Fridays I can get a jump on the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have the jump on someone — have/get/the jump on someone informal phrase to be in a stronger position than someone else The Japanese, once again, may be embarrassing the US manufacturers by getting the jump on them. Thesaurus: to be in chargesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”