What does this phrase mean – To Run Forward and Jump?


To ‘run forward and jump’ is doing exactly as the verbs are written. So ‘run forward’ then ‘jump’.
This can be used in a few different ways:

  1. In the Olympics there is the Long Jump, which requires the athletes to run forward and jump as far as they can.
  2. It could also be used in simple terms e.g. Children playing a game in a park, or running and jumping (splashing) into wet puddles.
  3. (Go and) take a running jump is said when you want someone to go away and stop annoying you


Example: “He wouldn’t stop following me around, so I told him to go and take a running jump”


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Run Forward and Jump Meaning

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