jump to a conclusion


jump to a conclusion
index forejudge, preconceive, predetermine, prejudge, presuppose

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  • jump to a conclusion — If someone jumps to a conclusion, they evaluate or judge something without a sufficient examination of the facts …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • jump to a conclusion — {v. phr.} To decide too quickly or without thinking or finding the facts. * /Jerry saw his dog limping on a bloody leg and jumped to the conclusion that it had been shot./ Contrast: LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • jump to a conclusion — {v. phr.} To decide too quickly or without thinking or finding the facts. * /Jerry saw his dog limping on a bloody leg and jumped to the conclusion that it had been shot./ Contrast: LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • jump\ to\ a\ conclusion — v. phr. To decide too quickly or without thinking or finding the facts. Jerry saw his dog limping on a bloody leg and jumped to the conclusion that it had been shot. Contrast: look before you leap …   Словарь американских идиом

  • jump to the conclusion that … — jump/leap to conˈclusions | jump/leap to the conˈclusion that… idiom to make a decision about sb/sth too quickly, before you know or have thought about all the facts • There I go again jumping to conclusions. Main entry: ↑conclusionidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • conclusion — n. 1) to arrive at, come to, draw, reach a conclusion; to jump to a conclusion 2) to bring to a conclusion 3) a correct; erroneous, invalid, wrong; foregone; hasty; inescapable, inevitable; reasonable, tenable, valid conclusion 4) a conclusion… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • jump — jumpable, adj. jumpingly, adv. /jump/, v.i. 1. to spring clear of the ground or other support by a sudden muscular effort; leap: to jump into the air; to jump out a window. 2. to rise suddenly or quickly: He jumped from his seat when she entered …   Universalium

  • jump — /dʒʌmp / (say jump) verb (i) 1. to spring clear of the ground or other support by a sudden muscular effort; propel oneself forwards, backwards, upwards, or downwards; leap. 2. to move or go quickly: she jumped into a taxi. 3. to rise suddenly or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • jump — [[t]dʒʌmp[/t]] v. i. 1) to spring clear of the ground or other support by a sudden muscular effort; leap 2) to move suddenly or quickly: to jump out of bed[/ex] 3) to move or jerk involuntarily, as from shock: I jumped when the firecracker… …   From formal English to slang


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