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German translation of “leap”

leap

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