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Emphasis on rope
- (idiomatic) To jump over a rope, both of whose ends are held by the jumper or by two others, while the rope is moved under the jumper's feet in a continual rhythm; to play the game of jump rope or exercise by jumping rope.
- (jump over a rope): jump rope
to jump over a rope — see jump rope
Emphasis on skip
- The rope used in this activity.
rope used — see skipping rope