Idiom of the Week – Week 23

Each week of 2017 we present an English idiom.

“to jump the gun”: to act too soon; vorsprechen; überstürzt handeln; voreilig handeln

Example 1: She jumped the gun when she told everyone about her new job before she officially got the job offer.

Example 2: Don’t jump the gun. Give them a chance to ask all their questions before trying to close the deal.

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