spring on

phrasal verb
sprang on or sprung on; sprung on; springing on; springs on

Definition of spring on

: to surprise (someone) with (something, such as a request or announcement) You should try to prepare them for your decision instead of just springing it on them suddenly.

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“Spring on.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20on. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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