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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “leap”

leap

verb [I + adv/prep] (MOVE SUDDENLY)
突然移動
    /liːp/ (leapt or leaped)
to make a large jump or sudden movement , usually from one place to another
跳,跳躍
He leapt out of his car and ran towards the house .
他跳下車朝那所房子跑去。
I leaped up to answer the phone
我跳起來去接電話。
The dog leapt over the gate into the field .
狗越過大門朝田野跑去。
Making short, sudden movementsJumpingBouncing
(Definition of leap verb (MOVE SUDDENLY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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