Translation of "leap" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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leapverb [ I + adv/prep ]

uk /liːp/ us /liːp/ leaped or leapt, leaped or leapt

leap verb [ I + adv/prep ] (MOVE SUDDENLY)

C2 to make a large jump or sudden movement, usually from one place to another

He leaped 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 leaped over the gate into the field. 狗越過大門朝田野跑去。

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leap verb [ I + adv/prep ] (HAPPEN SUDDENLY)

to provide help, protection, etc. very quickly

He leaped to his friend's defence. 他立即為他的朋友進行辯護。
Scott leapt to the rescue when he spotted the youngster in difficulty. 斯科特一發現那孩子處境艱難就立即出手幫忙。
Mr Davies leaped in to explain. 戴維斯先生趕忙出來解釋。

to achieve something suddenly, usually fame, power, or importance

He leapt to fame after his appearance in a Broadway play.

to increase, improve, or grow very quickly

Shares in the company leaped 250 percent. 公司的股票大漲250%。

Phrasal verb(s)

leapnoun [ C ]

uk /liːp/ us /liːp/

leap noun [ C ] (SUDDEN CHANGE)

C2 a big change, increase, or improvement

a leap in profits 利潤激增
It takes quite a leap of the imagination to believe that it's the same person. 讓人相信這是同一個人著實要費一番腦筋。

leap noun [ C ] (MOVEMENT)

a large jump or sudden movement

With one leap he crossed the stream. 他一躍,跳過了小溪。

(Translation of “leap” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)