leap to conclusions


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leap to conclusions

To make decisions or form opinions before one has all the pertinent facts. I know you found some suspicious things in her office, but don't leap to conclusions—talk to her first and see if she has a reasonable explanation. You're always leaping to conclusions whenever I make the slightest criticism of our relationship!
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jump/leap to conˈclusions

make a decision about somebody/something too quickly, before you know or have thought about all the facts: There you go again — jumping to conclusions. Wait till you hear my side of the story!
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Meyers, on the contrary, seems to leap to conclusions without enough recourse to facts.
Too many people embark on a path from which they leap to conclusions and then decide to treat their self-diagnosed ulcer with antacids.
Try not to leap to conclusions until you have all the facts.
It's always important when you see something like that video not to leap to conclusions," he said.
The Bishop of Worcester, the Right Rev Dr Peter Selby, said: 'I hope people will not leap to conclusions before we know the answers to many questions.
Defence counsel Richard Rampton QC told Irving he was concerned with his "readiness to leap to conclusions in favour of the SS and the Nazis.