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    #1

    jump

    1. They hopped around the park.

    2.. They jumped around the park.

    3. They bounced around the park.


    a. Are the above identical in meaning?

    b. Are they all interchangeable?



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    #2

    Re: jump

    No- you hop on one leg, jump with both legs and a ball bounces.

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    #3

    Re: jump

    1 and 2 I would understand literally.

    3 could be used to describe a bunch of young children who went from area to area in the park (bounce around) in a frenzy of activity.

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    #4

    Re: jump

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    I'm not a teacher
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    However, in a different context, I believe you could use 'hop' to mean you're doing something quickly e.g. 'hop to bed' or 'out of bed'.

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