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  1. matilda
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    Talking 58-jumping the gun

    Dear all

    Hello

    What does it mean when they say:

    He is Jumping his gun.

    Thanks a million

    Matilda


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    Re: 58-jumping the gun

    Jumping the gun means to act prematurely.

    The most common way I have heard that phrase used is:
    He/she is jumping the gun.
    Youíre jumping the gun.
    Donít jump the gun.


    Example usage:

    Bob won the race against Tim because Bob jumped the gun.

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