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gun

noun armament, arms, carbine, firearm, lethal inntrument, munition, piece, pistol, repeater, revolver, rifle, shotgun, tormentum, weapon
Associated concepts: concealed weapon, deadly weapon
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I would say it is jumping the gun to say it would be soft ground, but one couldn't exclude the possibility.
The girls have been receiving rave reviews for their live shows and so it appears that the rumours of a split may well have been a case of someone jumping the gun a little.
But one of the report's authors, parish councillor Mr Tom Pratt, said protesters were jumping the gun.
WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With buyers and builders possibly jumping the gun on a proposed $5,000 federal tax credit for first-time home buyers and taking advantage of the lowest mortgage rates in nearly 20 years, new housing starts accelerated in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,304,000, up 9.
But by jumping the gun, maybe they (the province) decided to rethink their position.
Since the blackout of August 2003, investors have taken greater notice of the alternative energy industry, but some analysts believe that a lot of the action in these stocks is speculative and that investors may be jumping the gun.