Idiom: jump to conclusions
Idiom: leap / jump to conclusions
leap / jump to the conclusion about something
- to quickly assume something or make a decision without carefully knowing all the facts or without thinking carefully about something
- We found these condoms in your purse—but before we jump to conclusions we wanted to talk to you first.
- I'm tired of you always jumping to conclusions. How many times have you been wrong when you didn't wait to get all of the information?
- My boss jumped to conclusions when he saw my CV on my desk.
- I'm sure he's just fine. Don't leap to conclusions just because your son is a few minutes late coming home.
- My wife is always jumping to conclusions because she loves to worry about everything.
- I apologize for leaping to the conclusion you used our car without permission. I should have known you'd have talked to my wife first.
- My daughter jumped to conclusions when she saw the BMW catalog on the kitchen counter and was really upset when she didn't get a new car for her 18th birthday.
- Serious international disputes have happened when nations jumped to conclusions about another country's intentions.
- When people jump to conclusions, they usually draw negative conclusions or outcomes about something rather than positive conclusions.
- When Sandy saw her coworkers whispering she leaped to the conclusion they were talking about her, but they were actually discussing another colleague's cancer diagnosis.
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