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verb
  1. 1
    to move forward by jumping first on one foot and then the other

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    1. a.
      to jump over a rope that you or two other people swing above your head and then under your feet

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  2. 3
    to move quickly from one place or thing to another

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  3. 4
    American to throw a flat stone across water so that it touches the surface several times

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creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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