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Definition of jump through hoops

jump through hoops

verb

  • to perform unnecessary tasks to get a goal accomplished.
    This doctor has been making me jump through hoops just to see a specialist for my heart.

    Last edited on Mar 12 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 12 2014.

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Other terms relating to 'hoop':

Definitions include: Screwed up, not going according to planned.
Definitions include: basketball.
Definitions include: to play basketball.

Other terms relating to 'jump':

Definitions include: to get an earlier start than one.
Definitions include: Feeling the urge to have a bowel movement.
Definitions include: exclamation when something is all screwed up
Definitions include: to engage in intimate physical contact, usually intercourse. Also jump (one's) bones.
Definitions include: to not appear as required as a condition of bail.
Definitions include: a person who jumps down - i.e. performs oral sex.
Definitions include: a female who greatly enjoys oral sex.
Definitions include: gym shoes.
Definitions include: general exclamation.
Definitions include: to work closely with someone.
Definitions include: new and cool..
Definitions include: to criticize.
Definitions include: to suffer a task or experience in order to shield other members of some group from the displeasure; "take one for the team".
Definitions include: to engage in sexual physical contact, usually intercourse.
Definitions include: to suffer a task or experience in order to shield other members of some group from the displeasure; "take one for the team".

Other terms relating to 'through':

Definitions include: to use up.
Definitions include: having great oral sex skills.
Definitions include: to tarnish a person's reputation.
Definitions include: extremely fast.
Definitions include: to understand.
Definitions include: to go through a rough patch, i.e. a difficult time.
Definitions include: to suffer a great ordeal.
Definitions include: to do something out of obligation rather than desire, without devoting any significant effort.
Definitions include: to become very high.
Definitions include: acronym for "heard through".
Definitions include: used to express the amount of effort required to accomplish a task that needs to be completed ahead of schedule.
Definitions include: to tell a big lie.
Definitions include: quickly.
Definitions include: quickly.
Definitions include: to pay too much money.

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