What is a Phrasal Verb?

A phrasal verb is a verb followed by a preposition or an adverb; the combination creates a meaning different from the original verb alone.

  • Today’s verb: Jump
  • Today’s phrasal verbs: Jump at, jump on, jump out, jump in

Phrasal Verbs Made Easy PDF Capsule 9 – Jump

Jump At

Meaning: To accept something eagerly.

Image result for grabbing by jumping funny

Memory Tip: When the opportunity is too amazing, you
literally jump at it.

Usage: When he was asked to draw illustrations for the
project, he jumped at it.


Jump On

Meaning: Attack or take hold of (someone) suddenly.
Criticize (someone) suddenly and severely.

Image result for white tiger jumping at you

Memory Tip: Hide and then jump! That’s how lions and
tigers attack.

Usage: The politician jumped on his opponent.


Jump Out

Meaning: Have a strong visual or mental impact.

Memory Tip: Some advertisements really jump out.

Usage: The company wants a socially productive
advertisement which will jump out.


Jump In

Meaning: To interrupt when someone else is speaking.

Usage: His habit of jumping in annoys me.

We hope you find Phrasal Verbs Made Easy PDF Capsule 9, helpful.



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