AMERICAN IDIOMS J

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AMERICAN IDIOMS J
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2013-02-10 17:09:18
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  1. Jam-packed:
    Very crowded. ex. "The stadium was jam packed on Saturday."
  2. (To) jam on the brakes:
    To hit/ step on the brakes suddenly to stop the car.
  3. Jack-of-all-trades:
    A person who knows how to do a lot of different things.
  4. (To) jump all over someone/ jump down someone's throat:
    To criticize or blame someone. ex. "As soon as I brought up going out with my friends, she jumped all over me."
  5. (To) jump the gun:
    To get something started too soon. To start too soon. ex. "We have to do a lot more work before we launch this product. We don't want to jump the gun."
  6. (To) jump at:
    To quickly accept. ex. "The journalist jumped at the chance to interview Madonna."
  7. Just about:
    Almost. ex. "I'm just about finished."
  8. Just now:
    Just a minute ago.
  9. Just what the doctor ordered:
    Exactly what is needed. ex. "This vacation is great! It's just what the doctor ordered."

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