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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

Mathilde Blind, April Rain
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Phrasal Verb Challenge #4 :- Jump at/ Jump on.

DoraDora Teacher's PetPosts: 3,068 mod
edited February 13 in Your English Challenge
Let's make our challenge more easier. :)

- Jump at (accept an offer eagerly)
- Jump on (criticise somebody or something)
Post edited by Dora on

Comments

  • DoraDora Teacher's Pet Posts: 3,068 mod
    edited December 2015
    I am a kind of person who will jump at any choice to rise in life and you've no right to jump on me this.

    Joke! :lol:

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    I am the kind of person who will jump at any chance to rise in life, and you've no right to jump on me for this.
    Post edited by Lynne on
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 29,874 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 2015
    I can't simply jump at your offer because, I will have to consult other board members first. So that, they can't jump on me later in case of any bad decision. :)
  • FrankFrank Moderator Posts: 5,638 mod
    When my neighbour showed me his new trampoline, I jumped at the chance to jump on it immediately.

    http://esl-bits.net/idioms/id346.htm
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 8,944 mod
    I jumped at the chance to take the day off, but all the forum members jumped on me for being lazy.
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,885 mod
    If you don't do your homework, your teacher will jumo on you for being lazy. If I were you, I'd jump at the chance to learn and benefit from an excellent teacher.
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 8,944 mod
    Any more @Dora?
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