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increase by leaps and bounds

Fig. to increase or grow by large increments. (See also gain by leaps and bounds.) The price of our stock is increasing by leaps and bounds.
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increase in something

to grow or expand in some quality. He increased in stature and wisdom. The tree increased in size every year.
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increase something by something

to enlarge something by an amount or degree. They increased the size of the house by two hundred square feet. The engine size on the new model has been increased by a small amount.
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increase something (from something) (to something)

to enlarge something from something to something bigger; to enlarge something from one size to a larger size. We plan to increase sales from four million to six million dollars. I increased my bid to two thousand from one thousand.

on the increase

Growing, especially in frequency of occurrence, as in Violent crime is on the increase. [Mid-1700s]
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on the increase

Increasing, especially in frequency of occurrence: Crime is on the increase.
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Climate change provides an additional plausible explanation for both increasing asthma susceptibility and increasing severity observed over several decades.
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The value of imported capital goods, increasing steadily throughout the year, rose 11 percent.
Donald Mindiak President & CEO commented, "Consistent with prior year end trend results, the Company has recorded its sixth consecutive year of increasing profitability.
Obviously, the Reserve Banks have had to deal with greatly increasing work loads in the past several years as reflected in the record number of bank failures and problem banks, as well as in the increasingly complex issues they have had to face in reviewing and processing regulatory applications and in developing supervisory policies to deal with new and changing banking risks.
Increasing the use of overtime appears to be the most common measure taken by facilities to help manage these fluctuations, despite the high costs and potential pitfalls that are often associated with this tactic.
With the increasing ownership of money market accounts, the median size of account declined from $1 1,000 to $5,000, whereas the overall mean rose slightly from 27,400 to $28,300.
9 million, with gross profit on product sales increasing 62% to $6.
Within manufacturing, the operating rate for primary processing industries continued to move upward, increasing 0.
Obviously, the Reserve Banks have had to deal with greatly increasing work loads in the last several years as reflected in the record number of bank failures and problem banks as well as in the increasingly complex issues they have had to face in reviewing and processing regulatory applications and in developing supervisory policies to deal with new and changing banking risks.
Additionally, the Company is reducing its ACMI leases of dedicated freighters and increasing the usage of its own fleet of Boeing 767 freighters, leveraging their low operating costs and their ability to adequately serve key destinations.