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Gun

An ancient Sumerian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 30 kilograms.
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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Nov 12 ( ANI ): The Bharatiya Janata Party is yet to formally release its Telangana election manifesto but All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday jumped the gun by reacting to reports about BJP's promise in the manifesto of distributing cows across the state.
"So we jumped the gun but we were never ones for sticking to the rules."
"It's an early summer because of the mild, wet and stormy winter, and the whole thing's rather jumped the gun."
A NURSE who spent more than six weeks in custody was made a "scapegoat" when police "jumped the gun" as she was charged with contaminating saline, her lawyer said.
However, we believe the college has jumped the gun and staff have every right to be sceptical about the need for widespread job cuts when they learn of the whopping pay rises earned by those at the top."
We may have jumped the gun in talking about the Highway 520 pontoon construction project Tuesday in a story about the Port of Grays Harbor's new business activity.
I think those expecting some kind of collusion have jumped the gun, but bookmakers have reacted by making the draw an extremely short price in the match.
It appears that ex-Baggies man "Earnie" jumped the gun a bit in congratulating his fellow Welshman, as of course Villa have only booked themselves in the Car-r ling, and not the FA, Cup final.
BEITAR JERUSALEM fans stopped their side wrapping up the Israeli championship last week when they jumped the gun with a title party.
I feel that the Dubai Police Traffic Department has jumped the gun in fining jaywalkers!
Cllr Simms has jumped the gun. The Coalition has continued to work hard to get the council to operate more efficiently.