by leaps and bounds
phrasal with extraordinary rapidity <
a town growing by leaps and bounds
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • by leaps and bounds — {adv. phr.} With long steps; very rapidly. * /Production in the factory was increasing by leaps and bounds./ * /The school enrollment was going up by leaps and bounds./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • by leaps and bounds — {adv. phr.} With long steps; very rapidly. * /Production in the factory was increasing by leaps and bounds./ * /The school enrollment was going up by leaps and bounds./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • by leaps and bounds — by/in leaps and bounds if progress or growth happens in leaps and bounds, it happens very quickly. Ashley s reading has come on in leaps and bounds since she s been at her new school. Leaders of the organization say their membership is growing by …   New idioms dictionary

  • by leaps and bounds — Something that happens by leaps and bounds happens very quickly in big steps …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • by leaps and bounds — by large amounts, by a lot    The population of Calgary has grown by leaps and bounds …   English idioms

  • by leaps and bounds — phrasal : with extraordinary rapidity population is increasing by leaps and bounds * * * by leaps and bounds By startlingly rapid stages • • • Main Entry: ↑bound by leaps and bounds 1. By a large amount or extent 2. Very quickly • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • by\ leaps\ and\ bounds — adv. phr. With long steps; very rapidly. Production in the factory was increasing by leaps and bounds. The school enrollment was going up by leaps and bounds …   Словарь американских идиом

  • by leaps and bounds — in leaps and bounds his health has improved by leaps and bounds Syn: rapidly, swiftly, quickly, speedily …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • by leaps and bounds —    Something that happens by leaps and bounds happens very quickly in big steps.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • by leaps and bounds — ► by (or in) leaps and bounds with startlingly rapid progress. Main Entry: ↑leap …   English terms dictionary

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