In for the high jump
Posted by ESC on August 26, 2004
In Reply to: Saying posted by Liz on August 25, 2004
: Where does the saying: 'You're in for the high jump' come from?
I've never heard the expression. Maybe it's from this (Merriam-Webster definition):
Main Entry: high jump
: a jump for height over a horizontal bar in a track-and-field contest
- high jumper noun