词汇精选:leap的用法和辨析

一、详细释义:n.跳,跳跃 [C]例句:The boy took a leap from the window. 那个男孩从窗口跳下去。飞跃;跃进;骤变;激增 [C]例句:It is a big leap in the process of cognition.这是

一、详细释义:

n.

跳,跳跃 [C]

例句:

The boy took a leap from the window.

那个男孩从窗口跳下去。

飞跃;跃进;骤变;激增 [C]

例句:

It is a big leap in the process of cognition.

这是认识过程的一次大飞跃。

例句:

In the last few years, this art has made a big leap.

近几年来,这一艺术有了新的跃进。

v.

跳,跳跃 [I]

例句:

One must draw back in order to leap better.

后退一步可以跳得更远。

例句:

Look before you leap.

先看再跳。

迅速进行,立即着手;突然发生 [I]

例句:

The jeep seemed to leap out of the barn.

普猛地从库房冲了出来。

例句:

When we get an infection, white blood cells called phagocytes leap into action.

人感染时,机体的白细球吞噬细胞迅速行动起来消除感染。

(使)跳过,(使)跃过 [T]

例句:

Can you leap the wall?

你能跳过墙吗?

例句:

Superman is able to leap tall buildings.

超人能跳过高楼。

二、词义辨析:

jump,leap,spring,hop,bound,skip

这些动词均有“跳,跳跃”之意。jump是普通用词,指用双脚向上跳,向下跳,或在同一平面上跳到有一定距离的某一点上,或跳过。leap常可与jump换用,但侧重身体猛力向上升起并朝前急冲的动作,有时含突然的意味。spring更强调有力和弹跳的运动。hop指单脚短跳或双足猛力的动作。也指小鸟、青蛙等的跳。bound多指向前向上或向下跳跃、奔跳。skip指两脚交替轻地跳或跨的动作。

三、相关短语:

leap day

n.闰日(指2月29日)

leap year

n.闰年(二月加一日,故闰年为366日)

quantum leap

n.[物]量子跃迁,<喻>跃进,巨大突破参考例句:It will be a quantum leap in development if we start living on Mars.如果我们能去火星居住的话,那真的是一个巨大的突破。

leap second

n.[天]闰秒

leap out

v. 引人注意

四、参考例句:

Can you leap the wall?

你能跳过墙吗?

They leap around like clowns.

他们跳来跳去像小丑一样。

Superman is able to leap tall buildings.

超人能跳过高楼。

No wonder British retailers leap with excitement.

难怪英国的零售商们要开心的手舞足蹈。

I couldn't leap the stream.

我无法跃过小溪。

The share price is likely to leap upwards.

该股票价格可能会猛涨。

This is the leap once of process of cognition.

这是认识过程的一次飞跃。

The result has been a giant leap in productivity.

其结果是生产力的大幅提高。

The boy took a leap from the window.

那个男孩从窗口跳下去。

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