Journey in Life: 02/21/16

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Sunday, February 21, 2016

"Jump in one's skin" nghĩa là gì?

Em gái, nhảy vào da anh đi. Photo courtesy micadew.

'Jump in one's skin' nghĩa là giật mình vì hoảng sợ hay ngạc nhiên (to start or recoil, as from shock, surprise, or fear); giật bắn mình.

Ví dụ
The snap-bang of a gun made her jump in her skin.

I positively jumped in my skin when I heard the door bang open in the middle of the night.

I literally jumped in my skin a few times at some of the death defying leaps you made over cliffs to safety.

The sound of a twigs snapping followed by another voice made Eugenie jump in her skin a bit but she tried not to show it as her eyes shifted to find the source of the noise.

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