English version

get a jump on somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget a jump on somebody/somethingget a jump on somebody/somethingAmerican English informalADVANTAGE to gain an advantage, especially by doing something earlier than usual or earlier than someone else I want to get a jump on my Christmas shopping. jump
Examples from the Corpus
get a jump on somebody/somethingAdmitting defeat, her husband was working Sunday to get a jump on the week.I want to get a jump on my Christmas shopping.
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