Jump through hoops

Jump through hoops
  If you are prepared to jump through hoops for someone, you are prepared to make great efforts and sacrifices for them.

Dictionary of English idioms . . 2014.

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  • jump through hoops — To go through complicated procedures in order to please or satisfy • • • Main Entry: ↑hoop * * * jump through hoops phrase to perform a series of difficult tests to show that you are suitable for something There are so many hoops to jump through… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jump through hoops — If you are prepared to jump through hoops for someone, you are prepared to make great efforts and sacrifices for them …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • jump through hoops — ► jump through hoops be made to go through a complicated procedure. Main Entry: ↑jump …   English terms dictionary

  • jump through hoops — verb To put forth effort for the sake of appearance or demonstration. They really made the salesman jump through hoops before buying anything …   Wiktionary

  • jump through hoops —    If you are prepared to jump through hoops for someone, you are prepared to make great efforts and sacrifices for them.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • jump through hoops — to do a lot of difficult things before you are allowed to have or do something you want. They really make you jump through hoops before they allow you to adopt a baby …   New idioms dictionary

  • jump through hoops — do all the required steps, red tape    To get a student loan, I had to jump through a lot of hoops …   English idioms

  • jump through hoops — to perform a series of difficult tests to show that you are suitable for something There are so many hoops to jump through that a lot of people give up …   English dictionary

  • jump through hoops — to do a lot of extra things so you can have or do something you want. The company is jumping through hoops these days to try to please advertisers …   New idioms dictionary

  • jump through hoops — be made to go through a complicated procedure. → jump …   English new terms dictionary

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