jump all over

(redirected from jump on someone)

jump all over someone

 and jump down someone's throat; jump on someone
Fig. to scold someone severely. If I don't get home on time, my parents will jump all over me. Don't jump on me! I didn't do it! Please don't jump all over John. He wasn't the one who broke the window. Why are you jumping down my throat? I wasn't even in the house when it happened.
See also: all, jump

jump all over somebody

also jump on somebody
to criticize someone severely I know that some lawyers will jump all over me for agreeing with the prosecutors.
See also: all, jump