[ jump the gun ]
Goodwill angels, help me again, please!
What's the meaning of jump the gun in the following sentence?
'Sure, we need to start work on the project soon, but let's not jump the gun.
We need to make sure we've got all the information before we begin.'
- 千と千尋の神隠しLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
[ jump the gun ] means :
to do something too soon, especially without thinking carefully about it
It may came form ---
If someone running in a race jumps the gun, they start running before the gun has been fired to start the race.
2011-05-22 00:14:26 補充：