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Meaning of "be for the high jump" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BE FOR THE HIGH JUMP

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BE FOR THE HIGH JUMP

be banging your head against a brick wall
be born with a silver spoon in one´s mouth
be borne in on
be called to the Bar
be called within the Bar
be cast
be dirty on
be done with
be dying
be excused
be friends
be gagging for
be going
be great on
be in a person´s shoes
be in the market for
be laughing
be left holding the baby
be made one
be made up

WORDS THAT END LIKE BE FOR THE HIGH JUMP

broad jump
bungee jump
high jump
hop, skip, and jump
hop, step, and jump
jump
long jump
no jump
on the jump
parachute jump
pole jump
quantum jump
running jump
scissor jump
scissors jump
ski jump
standing jump
take a running jump
the high jump
triple jump
water jump

Synonyms and antonyms of be for the high jump in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «be for the high jump» into 25 languages

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Find out the translation of be for the high jump to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of be for the high jump from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «be for the high jump» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

是跳高
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ser para el salto de altura
570 millions of speakers

English

be for the high jump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऊंची कूद के लिए हो
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يكون ل الوثب العالي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

быть для прыжках в высоту
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ser para o salto em altura
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উচ্চ লাফ জন্য হতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

être pour le saut en hauteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk lompat tinggi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sein für den Hochsprung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

走り高跳びのためのもの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

높은 점프 수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dadi kanggo lompat dhuwur
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

được cho nhảy cao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயர் ஜம்ப் இருக்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उच्च उडी साठी असू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yüksek atlamak için olmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sia per il salto in alto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

się do skoku wzwyż
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бути для стрибках у висоту
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fie pentru săritura în înălțime
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

είναι για το άλμα εις ύψος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wees vir die hoogspring
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vara för höjdhopp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

være for høye hopp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of be for the high jump

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BE FOR THE HIGH JUMP»

The term «be for the high jump» is regularly used and occupies the 67.854 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BE FOR THE HIGH JUMP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about be for the high jump

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BE FOR THE HIGH JUMP»

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English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to the ...
253 justify jump to be for the high jump dran: (aber) (schön) dumm dran sein (mit jm./etw.) • dran: arm dran sein * dran: schlimm dran sein • dran: übel dran sein • fällig: bei jm. ist mal wieder/... eine Tracht Prügel/... fällig • gelackmeiert: (aber) ...
Professor Hans Schemann, 2013
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Chambers Universal Learners' Dictionary
... wire. for the 'high jump (si) about to be punished etc because one has done something wrong: If the boss finds out lhat you broke that machine, you 'II be for the high jump. - See also the high jump below. high and dry (of boats) on the shore; ...
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German/English Dictionary of Idioms
ugs - to be in for it, to be for the high jump Er hat im Büro verbreitet, der Chef wäre homosexuell, und der Chef hat von dieser Verleumdung Wind bekommen. Jetzt ist er dumm dran! Er muß damit rechnen, an die frische Luft gesetzt zu werden.
Hans Schemann, 2013
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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
1997 Cosmopolitan Once she decides she wants a man, she goes for the jugular and doesn't give a hoot about any other woman (srrch as his girlfriend). julce stew in your own juice: see STEW. iump be for the high jump: see HIGH. get (or ...
John Ayto, 2010
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Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
(b) The whole plan seemed to be smelling to high heaven. be for the high jump be likely to be severely punished You'll be for the high jump if they see you stealing their apples. on high (a) in a high place (b) in heaven (a) They stepped down ...
Vijaya Kumar, 1998
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Cassell英语常用词组用法词典
high jump to be for the high jump (P) #5SlJ^JSW SifS] (If you touch my computer again, you'll he for the high jump. iPS^SSf mmm □ ft > hightail to hightail it I 5fi3i# i® (Shirley, hightail it down to the railway station to see whether your Granny ...
Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
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Allen's Dictionary of English Phrases
High in the meaning 'intoxicated' dates from the 17th cent., and this phrase from the mid 20th cent. be for the high jump to be about to receive a severe reprimand or punishment. Originally used in services' slang of somebody about to be ...
Robert Allen, 2008
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Heinemann English Dictionary
Phrase be for the high jump (informal) to be going to be severely told off. highland noun also highlands an area of hills or mountains. Word Family Highlander noun a person from the highlands. Highland fling noun a Scottish Highland dance to ...
‎2001
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Chambers Idioms
high for the high jump (sl) about to be punished etc because one has done something wrong: If the boss finds out that you broke that machine, you'll be for the high jump. [Originally army slang.] high and dry in a difficult position, unable to ...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
for the high jump (si) about to be punished etc because one has done something wrong: If the bossfmds out that you broke that machine, you'll be for the high jump . [Originally army slang.] high and dry in a difficult position, unable to continue ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BE FOR THE HIGH JUMP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term be for the high jump is used in the context of the following news items.
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Prince Harry Protected Gay British Army Soldier From Attack
... officers, and made [it] quite clear that they would be for the high jump if they gave me another second's hassle over the issue — my sexuality.”. «Wetpaint, Jun 15»
2
How Prince Harry stopped homophobes from attacking a fellow soldier
'Harry confronted the older non-commissioned officers, and made, quite clear, that they would be for the high jump if they gave me another ... «Gay Star News, Jun 15»
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With Prince Harry Retiring, the Army Has Lost One of Its Best Young …
... confronted the older non commissioned officers, and made, quite clear, that they would be for the high jump if they gave me another second's ... «Huffington Post UK, Jun 15»
4
Pan Am Games more punishment than fun
... a giant porcupine when they can drive, where they should work and how many people they need in their car — or we'll be for the high jump. «Toronto Sun, Jun 15»
5
The truth about negative gearing
“There is an urban myth running around that negative gearing is the province of the rich and should be for the high jump,” said Social Services ... «NEWS.com.au, May 15»
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Govt dismisses changes to negative gearing
'There is an urban myth running around that negative gearing is the province of the rich and should be for the high jump,' Mr Morrison wrote in ... «Sky News Australia, Apr 15»
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'Urban myth' negative gearing for rich
"There is an urban myth running around that negative gearing is the province of the rich and should be for the high jump," he said. Mr Morrison ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
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Tony Abbott's security blanket
If there is a budget stuff-up like last year, Tony and Joe will be for the high jump." Abbott's office understands this. His senior advisers are ... «The Australian Financial Review, Apr 15»
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Loony Joons: Arsonists should hang their heads in shame as …
Rovers fans will be hoping the morons responsible will be for the high jump. But in the meantime they face playing the rest of the campaign on ... «Scottish Daily Record, Mar 15»
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They don't come cooler than Davina McCall - but she reveals she's …
DAVINA McCall could be for the high jump from her husband - for admitting she's got a crush on her television co-star, Scots Olympic skier ... «Scottish Daily Record, Jan 15»

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