leap verb (MOVE SUDDENLY) - Definition in the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “leap”

See all translations

leap

verb [I + adv/prep] (MOVE SUDDENLY)
突然移动
 
 
/liːp/ (leapt or leaped)
to make a large jump or sudden movement, usually from one place to another
跳,跳跃
He leapt out of his car and ran towards the house.
他跳下车朝那所房子跑去。
I leaped up to answer the phone
我跳起来去接电话。
The dog leapt over the gate into the field.
狗越过大门朝田野跑去。
Making short, sudden movementsJumpingBouncing
(Definition of leap verb (MOVE SUDDENLY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “leap” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

extra time

a period of time in a sports game in which play continues if neither team has won in the usual time allowed for the game

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More