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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyleap on
he/she/itleaps on
present participleleaping on
past tenseleaped on or leapt on
past participleleaped on or leapt on

or leap upon

  1. leap on something to be immediately very interested in something or very keen to do or have something

    She found herself leaping on the suggestion.

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