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leap out at

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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyleap out at
he/she/itleaps out at
present participleleaping out at
past tenseleaped out at or leapt out at
past participleleaped out at or leapt out at
  1. leap out at someone to be immediately obvious to someone, or to immediately get their attention

    He looked through the list of names, but none leapt out at him.

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