jump to conclusions

jump to conclusions
jump to conclusions see under ↑jump1
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Main Entry:conclude
jump to conclusions
Come to a decision prematurely, based upon insufficient facts or consideration
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Main Entry:jump

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jump/leap/to conclusions phrase
to make a decision about something too quickly without knowing all the facts

He saw the two of them together and jumped to the wrong conclusion.

Thesaurus: to make a wrong judgment or decisionsynonym
Main entry: conclusion

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I jump (or leap) to conclusions
make a hasty judgment before learning or considering all the facts
II jump (or leap) to conclusions (or the conclusion)
form an opinion hastily, before one has learned or considered all the facts

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jump to conclusions — see conclusion
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Main Entry:jump

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jump/leap to conˈclusions | jump/leap to the conˈclusion that… idiom
to make a decision about sb/sth too quickly, before you know or have thought about all the facts

There I go again— jumping to conclusions.

Main entry:conclusionidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • jump to conclusions — index presume Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • jump to conclusions —    A person who jumps to conclusions reaches a decision or makes a judgement too fast, before taking the time to check out all the facts.     We haven t got the full story yet so let s not jump to conclusions …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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  • jump to conclusions — form conclusions before you have all the facts, jump the gun    If you see a wrecked car and say that the driver was drunk, you are jumping to conclusions …   English idioms

  • jump to conclusions — verb Make conclusions before being presented with all the evidence …   Wiktionary

  • jump to conclusions — to guess the facts about a situation without having enough information. I might be jumping to conclusions but I ve seen them together twice in town …   New idioms dictionary

  • jump to conclusions — make hurried judgments, quickly reach a conclusion with little deliberation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jump to conclusions — make a hasty judgement before considering all the facts. → conclusion …   English new terms dictionary

  • jump — [jump] vi. [< ?] 1. to move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using the leg muscles; leap; spring 2. to be moved with a jerk; bob; bounce 3. to parachute from an aircraft 4. to move, act, or react energetically or eagerly: often with… …   English World dictionary

  • jump — jump1 W3S2 [dʒʌmp] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(upwards)¦ 2¦(downwards)¦ 3¦(move fast)¦ 4¦(in fear/surprise)¦ 5¦(increase)¦ 6¦(keep changing)¦ 7¦(miss a stage)¦ 8¦(machine)¦ 9¦(attack)¦ 10 jump to conclusions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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