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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyjump out at
he/she/itjumps out at
present participlejumping out at
past tensejumped out at
past participlejumped out at
  1. jump out at someone if something jumps out at you, you notice it immediately
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