jump all over

idiom

informal
: to become very angry at (someone) : to angrily criticize or shout at (someone)
His mother jumped all over him for wrecking the car.

Examples of jump all over in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After struggling to score against opposing starters all week, the Orioles managed to jump all over their former prospect, DL Hall. Matt Weyrich, Baltimore Sun, 13 Apr. 2024 Republicans and right-wing media are chomping at the bit to jump all over him about any of these things, and more. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 5 Mar. 2024 Republicans are likely to jump all over the news, as consecutive quarters of falling real gross domestic product, or economic output, are commonly seen as evidence of a recession. Don Lee, Los Angeles Times, 27 July 2022 Adidas, one of the state sports teams or an ambitious restaurant owners should jump all over this. John Canzano, oregonlive, 10 Feb. 2022 Marvel adventures jump all over the place through time and universes, rather than following a precise chronology. Chris Smith, BGR, 26 Apr. 2021 Haskell showed why Friday night at home in helping his Eagles teammates jump all over an outstanding Notre Dame team and ring up a 41-22 win that moves them into next weekend's 5A conference finals against Sunrise Mountain. Azcentral Sports, The Arizona Republic, 4 Dec. 2020 The Red Raiders jump all over a Longhorn team that hasn’t found its groove with its new coordinators. Dallas News, 25 Aug. 2020 How does mainstream media not jump all over the news that nuclear power has apparently saved millions of lives? Keith Kloor, Discover Magazine, 4 Apr. 2013

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“Jump all over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jump%20all%20over. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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