Leap at – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To leap at something is to eagerly accept the opportunity or chance to do or have something

Examples of use:

1. When my friend offered me a free holiday by the beach, I leapt at it.

2. When the manager offered her a job in China, she leapt at the chance.

3. I would leap at the opportunity to work with you.

4. He would leap at the chance to star in a film.

5. News headline: American ballerinas leap at the chance to train at Moscow’s Bolshoi Academy.

infinitive
leap at
present simple
leap at and leaps at
-ing form
leaping at
past simple
leapt at or leaped at
past participle
leapt at or leaped at

Can you use this phrasal verb in a sentence?

Have you leapt at the chance to do something?

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