jump to conclusions

jump to conclusions
to guess the facts about a situation without having enough information.

I might be jumping to conclusions but I've seen them together twice in town.

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  • jump to conclusions — see under ↑jump1 • • • Main Entry: ↑conclude jump to conclusions Come to a decision prematurely, based upon insufficient facts or consideration • • • Main Entry: ↑jump * * * jump/leap/to conclusions …   Useful english dictionary

  • jump to conclusions — index presume Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • jump to conclusions —    A person who jumps to conclusions reaches a decision or makes a judgement too fast, before taking the time to check out all the facts.     We haven t got the full story yet so let s not jump to conclusions …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • jump to conclusions — make a quick conclusion without thinking Please don t jump to conclusions over who broke the computer …   Idioms and examples

  • jump to conclusions — form conclusions before you have all the facts, jump the gun    If you see a wrecked car and say that the driver was drunk, you are jumping to conclusions …   English idioms

  • jump to conclusions — verb Make conclusions before being presented with all the evidence …   Wiktionary

  • jump to conclusions — make hurried judgments, quickly reach a conclusion with little deliberation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jump to conclusions — make a hasty judgement before considering all the facts. → conclusion …   English new terms dictionary

  • jump — [jump] vi. [< ?] 1. to move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using the leg muscles; leap; spring 2. to be moved with a jerk; bob; bounce 3. to parachute from an aircraft 4. to move, act, or react energetically or eagerly: often with… …   English World dictionary

  • jump — jump1 W3S2 [dʒʌmp] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(upwards)¦ 2¦(downwards)¦ 3¦(move fast)¦ 4¦(in fear/surprise)¦ 5¦(increase)¦ 6¦(keep changing)¦ 7¦(miss a stage)¦ 8¦(machine)¦ 9¦(attack)¦ 10 jump to conclusions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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