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French translation of “leap”

leap

verb /liːp/ (past tense, past participles leapt /lept/, especially American leaped)
to jump
sauter
He leapt into the boat.
to jump over
sauter par-dessus
The dog leapt the wall.
to rush eagerly
sauter
She leaped into his arms.
leapfrog noun a game in which one person vaults over another’s bent back, pushing off from his hands.
saute-mouton
leap year every fourth year, which consists of 366 days, February having 29, ie 1996, 2000, 2004 etc.
année bissextile
by leaps and bounds extremely rapidly and successfully
à pas de géant
His English is improving by leaps and bounds.
(Definition of leap from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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