Idiom of the Week – Week 48

Each week of 2017 we present an English idiom.

“to jump start”:  to take action to improve a situation; etw. wieder in Gang bringen

Example 1:  The government is trying to jump start the economy by lowering interest rates.

Example 2:  A big cup of coffee in the morning always jump starts my day.

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Mindy Ehrhart Krull
About the author

Originally from the US, Mindy Ehrhart Krull holds a master's degree in journalism and has been teaching English and working as an author, editor and proofreader in Germany since 2008.

At DELS, she leads a team of several English trainers and language professionals.

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