get a jump on something

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 traffic.


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  • 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 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 — 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 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 — 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

  • 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 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 — verb To start early, especially to start before something begins or before others begin. If youd like to get a jump on the holiday season, many craft stores already have holiday patterns out …   Wiktionary

  • jump — [[t]ʤʌ̱mp[/t]] ♦♦ jumps, jumping, jumped 1) VERB If you jump, you bend your knees, push against the ground with your feet, and move quickly upwards into the air. [V prep/adv] I jumped over the fence... [V prep/adv] They came into the front hall,… …   English dictionary

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