in leaps and bounds

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in leaps and bounds

By very large degrees; rapidly or in quick progress forward. Our small company has been growing in leaps and bounds over the past year, thanks in no small part to our aggressive new marketing campaign. What was once a tiny local choir club has expanded in leaps and bounds over the years.
See also: and, bound, leap

in leaps and bounds


by leaps and bounds

COMMON If something or someone grows or progresses in leaps and bounds or by leaps and bounds, they grow or progress very quickly. Once your child passes his second birthday, speech develops in leaps and bounds. He's improved as a player in leaps and bounds this season. The U.S. population grew by leaps and bounds.
See also: and, bound, leap

by/in ˌleaps and ˈbounds

in large amounts or very quickly: My knowledge of German increased by leaps and bounds when I lived in Germany for a year.Production is going up in leaps and bounds. OPPOSITE: step by step
See also: and, bound, leap
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