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leap in

1. To jump into something or some place. I leapt in the air to try and catch the ball. Before you leap in the driver's seat and start cruising the streets, make sure you do your normal safety check that you learned during your driving lessons.
2. To suddenly join an in-progress activity. They were already halfway through the development cycle with the project when I joined the company, so I just had to leap in and learn on the fly. Leap in anytime you feel like playing!
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leap in

v.
1. To spring or bound in or into something: I couldn't resist leaping in the big pile of raked leaves on the ground. The couch looked so comfortable that we just leapt in.
2. To join some activity that is already in progress: I leapt in the game they had been playing. Whenever you feel like joining us, just leap in!
See also: leap
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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