Hop

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Definition

to hop: to jump on one leg
verb
I hopped onto the subway. I jumped on the train just before it left the station.

to hop in (or 'into') a cab, to hop on (or 'onto') a bus: to get into, to enter, to move into a taxi, a bus
verb
Pronunciation examples
UK: I'm just going to hop on the bus to visit the shops.
US: I hold the world record for hopping on one leg.
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Examples

  • "Did you know, kangaroos are the only large animals to hop as a means of locomotion?"
  • "They look quite blasé, just hopping around."
  • "Jean : Okay, hop hop hop."
  • "Hop in it and take it about two miles down the trail, and then you'll see the guesthouse on your right."
  • "Hop in! Jean : Thank you."
  • "I've been known to hop around a little bit myself."
  • "Bus driver : Then we're good to go! Hop on!"

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