One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make a hasty judgment before learning or considering all the facts.
- ‘You only heard part of the conversation, and you've already jumped to conclusions about Patrick.’
- ‘But, one should be careful before leaping to conclusions about what the joke implies about the teller.’
- ‘In a great twist at the end, they find out they have jumped to conclusions about the death.’
- ‘We're willing to leap to conclusions without the benefit of data, just like our ancestors.’
- ‘The brain leaps to conclusions based on a swift assessment of a ‘thin slice’ of information.’
- ‘Just being seen in certain situations can spark giant leaps to conclusions with no basis in fact.’
- ‘But it is a pity that he has jumped to conclusions before looking more carefully at the evidence.’
- ‘‘It is too early to jump to any conclusion about what their final decision will be,’ he added.’
- ‘Ruffini simply counted the use of certain expressions, then leaped to conclusions about liberal bias.’
- ‘It's tempting to leap to conclusions based on a single performance graph or a column in a summary table.’
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