leap at

phrasal verb
leaped at or leapt at; leaping at; leaps at

Definition of leap at

: to eagerly take (a chance, opportunity, etc.) She leaped at the offer of a better job.

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“Leap at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leap%20at. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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