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    jumped on a car.

    Does this mean "he jumped on a convertible or a truck without any cover?" Why isn't it "jumped into"?
    What's the difference between "jump on" and "jump into"?

    gz154)The bank robber ran across the street and jumped on a car.

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    Re: jumped on a car.

    As it stands, it means that he jumped onto the roof or bonnet/hood of a car.

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