4.8 Glossary - IELTS Collocations

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joint effort

joint effort /ˈdʒɔɪntˈefət/

Done together with another person or other people

  • The research was a joint effort between a number of different universities.

jump to conclusions

jump to conclusions /ˈdʒʌmptəkənˈkluːʒənz/

to arrive at an opinion without hearing all of the evidence relating to it

  • We shouldn't jump to any conclusions until the case goes to court.