leap forward

leap forward

To hop, jump, or dart forward very quickly or suddenly. I crouched down to pet the dog, when all of a sudden it leapt forward and bit me. Janet leaped forward when the singer asked if anyone wanted an autograph.
See also: forward, leap

leap forward

to jump or hop forward. The little creature leapt forward and looked carefully at us. As the frog leapt forward, the kitten jumped straight up and fled.
See also: forward, leap
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For an instant he seemed to see this unnatural contest between a dead intelligence and a breathing mechanism only as a spectator--such fancies are in dreams; then he regained his identity almost as if by a leap forward into his body, and the straining automaton had a directing will as alert and fierce as that of its hideous antagonist.
Then I saw the female leap forward and head him; and when he would have gone too far to the left, Raja sprang, snapping at his shoulder and held him straight.
"Good boatmen," was Sheldon's verdict, as he saw the boat leap forward on the face of a huge breaker, the sweeps plying swiftly to keep her on that front of the moving mountain of water that raced madly for the shore.
ROAD safety campaigners last night hailed plans for mandatory speed limiters in cars as a "leap forward" that will save lives.
Imran Khan Vision is to make Pak a heaven for tourists and following new visa regime this important policy decision of ending NOC requirements is a leap forward'.
In a tweet on Tuesday, he said this important decision is another landmark and leap forward to promote tourism in the country.
The preparations have been extremely professional and that's been another leap forward this year."
Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 5 (ANI): Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's (ONGC) mega deepwater development initiative for the integrated development of KG-DWN-98/2 (Cluster-2) Project in East Coast of India took a leap forward with the award of a major work package - SPS + SURF (Subsea Production System + Subsea Umbilical, Risers & Flowlines) to a consortium of BHGE, McDermott and L&T hydrocarbon on October 1 against a cost of Rs.
Taking a leap forward to get a strong foothold in the industry, Allied Bank Limited (ABL) recently established its first Islamic banking window under conventional banking at Azam Cloth Market branch, Lahore which was inaugurated by ABL CEO Tahir Hassan Qureshi.
The veteran politician Shirley Williams, observing the many men who did not march but stood on the pavements cheering on friends and family in the processions, told the BBC: "There has been a staggering leap forward and all we have to do now is persuade the men to leap forward to join us because they haven't got there yet." Lady Williams said: "We're slowly getting equality, but the next step is recognising the equality and the decency of all human beings, women and men." The thousands of banners, from kitchen table cardboard placards to hand-stitched works of art that had taken months to create, repeated suffragette slogans such as Deeds Not Words, or made more contemporary calls to action such as, on one London banner "A woman's place is in the Boardroom".
But for a society like Saudis it is a big leap forward. Among other reforms, women have also been allowed to work in the offices etc as well as the powers of the religious police have been curtailed too.
The Colors show is taking a ten-year leap forward. Rohit said in a statement:"I am very excited and a bit nervous about the role.
Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a redesigned product of glass and stainless steel with an edge-to-edge display that Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook called "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone."
DUHS team also visited the site of Medical City in DCK where a new DUHS campus spread over 10 acres of land is coming up as a vanguard medical institution that signifies a quantum leap forward in the field
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