dʒʌmp / ɒf / eɪ / klɪf
What does it mean?
– jumping off a cliff as a form of sport (source: Wikipedia).
– taking a risk or leap of faith (source: The Dream Diary).
– wishing to give up or quit, feeling hopeless (source: Urban Dictionary).
– part of “go jump off a cliff,” as in “get out of here, go away” (source: Dictionarist).
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down (Source: Ray Bradbury).
If your friends jump off a cliff, are you going to jump too? (source: The Phrase Finder).
Bro, I want to die, I want to jump off a cliff! (source: Urban Dictionary)
Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom (Source: Jodi Picoult).
/wen/ /ɪn/ /roʊm/
What Does it Mean?
1. The full phrase of this idiom is “When in Rome, do as the Roman’s do.” It’s an analogy making use of the strict rule of the ancient Roman empire, and synonymous with “Going with the flow,” or doing something because everyone else is doing it.
2. A person should try to go according to local customs and traditions as much as possible and act in a way that is considered acceptable in that society. Read more