Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Leap"

The meaning of "Leap" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does leap into the air mean?
A: leap is another word for jump
Q: What does ”This is a leap of faith of Summit Plummet proportions.” mean?
A: leap of faith = attempting something that has never been done before and nobody definitely knows what the result will be
Summit Plummet = a ride at Walt Disney World, a water slide that is 40 m tall; it is the largest water slide in the US
proportions = a similar size

a leap of faith of Summit Plummet proportions = an extremely risky attempt; something where it is very hard to predict what will happen
Q: What does leap mean?
A: Jump across/over something.
Leap across the puddle so your feet don’t get wet.

Leap over the fence.

You can also:
Leap at a chance.
I will leap at the chance to buy a concert ticket when they come available.
Q: What does leaping mean?
A: They are saying that they were running so hard and fast that the trees jumped out of their way. Obviously trees can’t jump but it paints a picture and adds color to the story.
Q: What does make a leap mean?
A: The sentence doesn't make much sense to me. But, it could mean that these new ideas would make a person "leap away" from the familiar. They would have to jump from what the know to a new idea.

Example sentences using "Leap"

Q: Please show me example sentences with leaps and bounds .
A: She was growing by leaps and bounds.

He has been learning Korean by leaps and bounds.

The stock market has been going up by leaps and bounds.
Q: Please show me example sentences with leaps and bounds.
A: “She leaps over a rock.”
“The horse leaps over the fence.”
“The rabbit bounds down the hill.”
“The fox bounds after its prey”
Q: Please show me example sentences with leap out.
A: The subtitle means "jump out."

We'll leap out of the bushes and scare them!

The frog leaped out of the water.

I leap out of the bed when my alarm clock rings.
Q: Please show me example sentences with take the leap.
A: Cobb: “How do I know that you can fulfill?”
Saito: “You don’t, but I can.
So, do you want to take the leap of faith? or become an old man, filled with regrets, waiting to die alone.”

Dialogue from Inception, great movie 👍
Q: Please show me example sentences with by leaps and bounds.
A: she learned faster than the others by leaps and bounds.

this app is better than the other one by leaps and bounds.

Synonyms of "Leap" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between take a leap of faith and take chances ?
A: they mean the same thing, but to take a leap of faith is a lot more dramatic. to say you'd take a chance can be used a lot less seriously.

examples for take a leap of faith:

I took a leap of faith and followed my dreams

It took me a leap of faith to get to where I am today

It was a leap of faith jumping off that cliff into the water

examples for take chances:

Take a chance and tryout for the soccer team

Take your chances while you still can

He gave you a chance, so take it

Take a chance and try your best
Q: What is the difference between leap and jump and bounce and hop ?
A: Jump is an action performed by pushing yourself off the ground using your feet.

Leap is a large jump from a place to another.

Bounce is an up and down movement, especially that of a ball.

Hop is a quick jump or series of jumps. Usually do it with one foot in the same place.
Q: What is the difference between to leap and to jump ?
A: leap is when you jump from the one to another.
to jump means just a regular jump (straight)
Q: What is the difference between to leap and to jump ?
A: Without context, both to leap and to jump are generally the same thing. However, there is a minor difference between the two.

To leap has an additional nuance of going forward (e.g. I took a leap of faith.)

To jump has an additional nuance of moving upward (e.g. I jumped as high as I could.)
Q: What is the difference between leap and jump and hop ?
A: They're all pretty similar. Jump is the most common word. Leap is usually for when you're jumping over something. Hop is usually when you're making small jumps.

Sam leaped over a huge puddle.
Sam jumped over the puddle.
The bunny hopped in the grass.

Translations of "Leap"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? leap of faith
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? leaps and bounds
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does leap mean, examples please
A: It means to jump far, or with a lot of force.

"The frog leaped to the other side of the pond."
It can also be used for exaggeration.

"I leaped for joy when I heard the good news."
"He leaped out of bed when he realized he was going to be late to work."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? leap year
A: I don't really know the context or movie, but every four years there is something called a leap year... It is when February has 29 days instead of 28

Other questions about "Leap"

Q: What does “a leap year” mean?
A: 闰年/閏年:
A calendar year containing one additional day (or, in the case of lunisolar calendars, a month) in order to match up with the astronomical or seasonal year.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leap_year
Q: Please show me how to pronounce leap
leapt.
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Q: leap, leak, lead, leave, leaf does this sound natural?
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Q: It's quite a leap to think that she's got a tapeworm.
It's quite a leap to think that's she's got a tapeworm.

Which one is correct?
Q: I will make huge leaps this year does this sound natural?
A: すごい ☺️!

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