leaps and bounds

leaps and bounds

1. adverb By very large degrees; rapidly or in quick progress forward. Our small company has been expanding leaps and bounds over the past year, thanks in no small part to our aggressive new marketing campaign. Our puppy has grown leaps and bounds since we switched it to a new brand of dog food.
2. noun Very large degrees of or rapid progress forward. (Used especially in the phrases "by/in leaps and bounds" and "make leaps and bounds.") Samantha's delivery business has been growing by leaps and bounds recently. The class made leaps and bounds in its reading comprehension after I adopted a new teaching method.
See also: and, bound, leap
References in classic literature ?
He ran comically in leaps and bounds, with his plump arms bent up by his side and his head thrown back.
His half-Earthly muscles, responding quickly to his will, sent him in enormous leaps and bounds toward the green monster that had struck the woman he loved.
They were rapidly disappearing when it occurred to me to follow them, and so, hurling caution to the winds, I sprang across the meadow in their wake with leaps and bounds even more prodigious than their own, for the muscles of an athletic Earth man produce remarkable results when pitted against the lesser gravity and air pressure of Mars.
Summary: California [USA], May 31 (ANI): Google's DeepMind AI is improving by leaps and bounds. The AI system was able to defeat human players in Quake III multiplayer mode.
And that's exactly what she was kept busy doing over the weekend at the semi-annual Leaps and Bounds Kidsignment sale at the Pavilion in Marion.
Summary: The ridership is increasing by leaps and bounds, which testifies its popularity and acceptance among people.
'In less than three weeks' time, lies, fake news and false propaganda have increased by leaps and bounds, fully justifying the warning of critics of the Anti-Fake News Act inside and outside the country,' he said in a statement.
Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the country's civil aviation sector was growing leaps and bounds but the safety of air passengers will never be compromised.
KHANEWAL -- MPA Abdur Razaq Khan Niazi Thursday said Pakistan is making progress by leaps and bounds under guidance of Pakistan Muslim League-N leadership.
Dean Ivory has brought on the grey (right) in leaps and bounds this season, including victories in two valuable seven-furlong Ascot handicaps.
Salad Dodger has come on in leaps and bounds for Bruno Berwick and, only a youngster, could have more to come.
Yes, the gesture recognition has come on in leaps and bounds but you'll still need enough room space to leap and bound around in for it to work.
Employees from Cadbury World have donated more than pounds 600 to the RSPCA Leaps and Bounds Appeal, following a range of fundraising activities at the Bournville-based attraction.
Mister New York has come on in leaps and bounds since making a late start to his juvenile career on the all-weather last November.