big jump

big jump

A figurative leap in one's thinking or course of action; a big change. You want to marry me after just one date? That's a big jump! Yes, I know it's a big jump, but I'm switching majors from Biology to Textile Design.
See also: big, jump
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At ten minutes past eleven the gas gave a big jump and five minutes later went out.
Rafael Ziegler, head of GETIDOS, who has been supporting the Big Jump for many years, said: "The beautiful design ideas in this cooperation project bring us closer to a social and ecological bathing center in Germany.
It's a big jump to go from Burnley to Liverpool and a completely different way of playing.
But I think we did more than one step but instead a big jump, one which would normally take two or three years for a club like Huddersfield Town to achieve.
In November 2013 he broke the 4,000-barrier when riding the Jonjo O'Neill trained Mountain BIG JUMP Tony firm has seen Tunes in the colours of owner JP McManus to victory at Towcester.
Hailing government's efforts to encourage infrastructure spending and decision to cut corporate tax by 5 per cent over the next four years, he said though budget proposals were not "quantum leap", they were big jump forward in revitalising the economy.
STAM TAMT PS and collectibles specialist Stanley Gibbons has reported a big jump in profits, helped by the record sale of a rare Edward VIII sovereign coin for PS516,000 in May.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Veli Yyldyz, a dede, or Alevi spiritual leader, at the Tunceli Cemevi, an Alevi house of worship, voiced his displeasure with a government project to construct a dam on a river near the provincial capital of the eastern province of Tunceli at a Big Jump event organized by Turkey's Nature Association last weekend.
The Big Jump bungee takes place at the Transporter Bridge in Middlesbrough on Sunday, July 6.
Helping to boost the ESI was a big jump in the economic sentiment in Spain and Italy.
SURGING demand from airlines for new engines propelled Rolls-Royce's order book 15 per cent higher to a record PS70billion as it reported a big jump in half-year profits.
Rising costs offset a big jump in sales at JD Wetherspoon yesterday as the pub chain continues to rail against its tax disparity with supermarkets.
Gawaxab attributed the big jump in profits to improved sales in both non-life sales (21%) and life sales (4%) as well as the positive investment returns in the company's fund management operations.
FIANNA Fail has seen another big jump in the party's support nationwide.
Summary: There has been a big jump in Britain's population being born outside of the UK, according to the Census 2011.