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leap

verb
 
 
/liːp/ ( past tense and past participle leapt /lept/, leaped)
leap into/out of/up, etc to suddenly move somewhere
wskoczyć/wyskoczyć/zerwać się itp.
He leapt out of his car and ran towards the house. I leapt up to answer the phone.Making short, sudden movements
leap off/over/into, etc to jump somewhere
wyskoczyć/przeskoczyć/wskoczyć itp.
She leapt over the wall and disappeared down the alley.JumpingBouncing
(Definition of leap verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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