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vault over (someone or something)

To bound or leap over someone or something, especially by using one's hands to propel oneself upward. The robber vaulted over the fence and disappeared down an alleyway. The soccer superstar actually managed to vault over the defensive player, regain control of the ball, and send an amazing shot into the net.
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vault into

1. To attain, achieve, or accomplish something with great alacrity and vigor. With the overwhelming success of its new home console, the former toy maker vaulted into a position of dominance in the video game industry.
2. To propel someone to some point or state of success or prosperity, especially very suddenly or rapidly. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "vault" and "over." His revolutionary invention vaulted the scientist into fame and fortune beyond his wildest dreams.
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vault into something

to jump or dive into something. The diver vaulted into the pool. He vaulted into bed and pulled up the covers.
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vault over someone or something

to jump or leap over someone or something. Molly vaulted over Ted and kept on running. She vaulted over the trunk.
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vault into

v.
To attain some position as if by leaping suddenly or vigorously: With the sale of the company, the founders vaulted into a position of wealth.
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When teammate Justin Bartkiewicz elected not to return for his senior season, it left Gordon as the top vaulter for the Colonials.
But Simpson isn't out enjoying the nightlife, but competing against some of Europe's best vaulters in Le Peche Tour, a French initiative which, although tried in Britain, has yet to emulate its success across the Channel.
During the investigation dialogue, two additional issues developed: First, would helmets increase the vaulter's perceived feeling of invincibility and safety, causing him to take chances he may not otherwise take?
He was there to watch a different pole vaulter, but it was Gergel who caught his eye.
Although on a short-time learning curve, several Gardner pole vaulters have already impressed their coaches, led by sophomore Ryan Benoit, who recently cleared 10 feet at a meet and qualified for the state meet in June.
"Let's be honest, if you have to be pretty crazy to be a gymnast then you must be totally mad to be a pole vaulter."
Consider a female vaulter who is normally one pound under the designed weight of the vaulting pole, but who adds three to five pounds during her monthly cycle.
British pole vaulter Nick Buckfield has been given a clean bill of health after his crashing fall in the European Championships in Budapest yesterday.
Athletics chief Philip Ella Juico has marked hurdler Eric Cray, pole vaulter EJ Obiena and triple jumper Mark Harry Diones to deliver the golds while picking 17 other nationals to reach the medal podium of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games.
At the age of 35, veteran pole vaulter Derek Miles figured Sunday's competition at the U.S.
HIGH-FLYING pole vaulter Sally Scott will be hoping there is no repeat of her last international venture when she sets off for Uden, Holland this weekend for a jumps international.
A 19-year-old who admitted selling Ecstasy tablets to pay for a holiday is facing jail.Darren James Vaulter, of Heol Glannant, Bettws, near Bridgend, was caught dealing the class A drug by a nightclub bouncer.
So when the pole vaulter Janine Whitlock denies taking the anabolic steroid dianabol, even though it was found in her body during a recent test, we must accept her word for now.
Witness the way we got to hear about Vern Wolfe and his wondrous pole vaulter, Jim Brewer.
Pole vaulter Francis Obiena delivered the country's only gold on the final day of the eight-nation championships held in Iligan City, Isabela.