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Jumped when the plate broke (5)


I believe the answer is:


'jumped' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'the plate broke' is the wordplay.
'broke' is an anagram indicator.
'plate' is an anagram of 'LEAPT'.

'when' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for leapt that I've seen before include "Jumped, sprang" , "Took off" , "Made spring" , "gone up dramatically" , "rose fast" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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