leap at the chance (to do something)(redirected from leaped at the chance of doing something)
leap at the chance (to do something)
To accept or seize with alacrity an opportunity (to do something). Mark complains about his teaching job a lot, but I knew if he were offered a tenured position in the school, he would leap at the chance. When our manager said she was leaving the company, I leaped at the chance to fill the job.
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