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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyleap in
he/she/itleaps in
present participleleaping in
past tenseleaped in or leapt in
past participleleaped in or leapt in
  1. to do something immediately, and often with enthusiasm, as soon as you have the chance to do it

    When they see a marketing opportunity, companies leap in.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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