Translation: from spanish

to jump the gun

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  • jump the gun — also[beat the gun] {v. phr.} 1. To start before the starter s gun in a race. * /The runners were called back because one of them jumped the gun./ 2. {informal} To start before you should; start before anyone else. * /The new students were not… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • jump the gun — also[beat the gun] {v. phr.} 1. To start before the starter s gun in a race. * /The runners were called back because one of them jumped the gun./ 2. {informal} To start before you should; start before anyone else. * /The new students were not… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Jump The Gun — was an Irish band, best known for the performance of the entry of this country in the Eurovision Song Contest 1988 host in Dublin, called Take him home . After the voting process, Ireland get 79 points, reaching the 8th position. Jump The Gun was …   Wikipedia

  • jump the gun — phrasal 1. to start in a race before the starting signal 2. to act, move, or begin something before the proper time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • To jump the gun — Jump Jump, v. t. 1. To pass over by means of a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the ditch. [1913 Webster] 3. To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beat the gun — See: JUMP THE GUN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • beat the gun — See: JUMP THE GUN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Jump — Jump, v. t. 1. To pass over by means of a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the ditch. [1913 Webster] 3. To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Three Degrees at The Royal Albert Hall — was a 1979 television special produced by the BBC. The special was a televised concert by the American female vocal trio The Three Degrees, at London s prestigious Royal Albert Hall on 8 October 1979. This was The Three Degrees second television… …   Wikipedia

  • gun — See: BIG CHEESE or BIG GUN, GIVE IT THE GUN or GIVE HER THE GUN, GREAT GODFREY or GREAT GUNS, JUMP THE GUN, SON OF A GUN, STICK TO ONE S GUNS or STAND BY ONE S GUNS, TILL THE LAST GUN IS FIRED or UNTIL THE LAST GUN IS FIRED …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Three Degrees — Infobox musical artist 2 Name = The Three Degrees Background = group or band Img capt = Origin = Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Genre = R B, disco Years active = 1963–Present Label = Past Members = Fayette Pinkney (1963–1976) Linda… …   Wikipedia


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