the tiger jumped ___ the deer

the tiger jumped ___ the deer

1 Answer

  1. The tiger jumped upon the deer . Here , upon is used when one uses it for wholly, completely , entirely . So, the tiger usually jumps upon the deer entirely to bite the neck of deer.

    Why don’t we use , ‘jumped on ‘ and jumped over ?

    jumped on ‘may not be used especially in this sentence as ‘on’ is used for  small support or slight help .


    When the tiger doesn’t touch the deer while jumping …It may be used as..Tiger jumped over the deer and caught the buffalo.

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