Idiom of the Week: Jump on the Bandwagon

Meaning: To do what everyone else is doing.


I finally jumped on the bandwagon and bought a smart phone.

All his friends were getting married, so he decided to jump on the bandwagon and get married too.

You’re always jumping on the bandwagon! You just want to be a part of everything that’s popular at the moment!


Pop Quiz:

Which is not an example of jumping on the bandwagon?

A.  Buying some shoes that are in fashion.

B.  Joining Facebook because all your friends are on it.

C.  Moving to another city because you know a lot of people who moved there.

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

Trick question – they’re all examples of jumping on the bandwagon, so there is no correct answer!


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