Definition of 'jump ship'
Example sentences containing 'jump ship'
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Surely anybody would jump ship to do their same job for a lot more money. The Sun (2016)There is a danger of sponsors jumping ship, but who knows? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It might be better to jump ship than stay put and fester. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He jumped ship as soon as a large crack was heard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He needs to be careful he doesn't jump ship too early. The Sun (2012)I'd be more interested in jumping your bones than jumping ship. Christianity Today (2000)After all, you don't want a key player to jump ship for a more lucrative position elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I bet it does not jump ship to Hong Kong. The Sun (2015)But I didn't jump ship. The Sun (2013)Some people jumped at the chance to jump ship; others were forced to walk the plank, then to their pleasant surprise found they could swim. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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