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jump off (of something)

to leap off something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Rachel lost her balance and jumped off the diving board instead of diving. Better to jump off than to fall off.
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jump off

v.
1. To leap or bound off something: The parachuter jumped off the cliff.
2. To get started: The event jumped off at 3:00 this afternoon.
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Rider Hisham Gharib won both the first and second place in the junior category with a jump off round.
But the Nothing Compares 2 U singer said she was "far too f***ing happy" to jump off a bridge.
In 2014, Oman police saved a 22 year-old Omani national when he tried to jump off Al Khoudh Bridge, north of the capital Muscat.
Class 4 -- One Round with Jump Off 70/80cm: 1st Aimee Keen Rio 2nd Andrea Puciarelli Piso 3rd Idrak Alaquel Ecco 4th Ulrike Niedermeier Skinny 5th Romy Moussallem Maggie
Balilo said last week one distressed passenger tried to jump off a Mindanaobound ferry.
Pius Schwizer, the winner of the Medium CSI 3*, claimed the third spot in the final Jump off.
The main worry about Bregawn was whether he'd jump off with the others - wouldn't start at all - so our travelling head lad Graham Rennison went The main worry about Bregawn was whether he'd jump off with the others - later in his career he wouldn't start at all - so our travelling head lad Graham Rennison went down to the start and made sure he jumped off.
Summary: Daredevils BASE jump off the world's highest bridge in China.
POLICE closed off part of the M58 at Skelmersdale yesterday while they helped a woman who was threatening to jump off a bridge.
Quantum's fundraisers joined 200 others to jump off the 59-metre high Tyne Bridge on a zip-wire, reaching speeds of up to 30 milesan-hour before landing at HMS Calliope in Gateshead.
Rohan Vos, managing director of the train company who was on board, said: "I screamed at the others to tell them to jump off.
30cm - one round and jump off class, Shaikh Hassan bin Rashid came 11th against sixty two riders.
The six were then to jump off against the clock against each other to decide the overall winner.
He told punters at a Llandudno pub he was going to jump off the resort's mountain.
Nearly an hour after the final running event of the meet concluded, Johnson and Whitley competed in a jump off to determine the top two spots for the second year in a row.