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    Default a leaf or leap of faith

    Just take a (leaf/leap) of faith and rise to the challenges, you will find everything becomes easier.

    Which one sounds natural to natives? I cannot find either of them in a dictionary.

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    Default Re: a leaf or leap of faith

    Can I recommend a better dictionary:

    leap of faith - definition of leap of faith by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

    leap of faith
    The act or an instance of believing or trusting in something intangible or incapable of being proved.

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    Default Re: a leaf or leap of faith

    Quote Originally Posted by Route21 View Post
    leap of faith
    The act or an instance of believing or trusting in something intangible or incapable of being proved.
    I don't really see how that 'better' than: "a decision to believe that something is true or will happen although you have no proof".

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    Default Re: a leaf or leap of faith

    5jj, I think Route21 meant a better dictionary than the OPs, not than yours.

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    Default Re: a leaf or leap of faith

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    5jj, I think Route21 meant a better dictionary than the OPs, not than yours.
    Many thanks, Raymott - spot on.

    On some phones, such as mine, the word "leap" doesn't show up as a link. It's not italicized or underlined. The font colour is barely different from the standard font. You actually have to delicately hover the "S-pen"/stylus over each individual word of a post to determine whether it's a link or not.

    I'm trying to follow Rover's request, bearing in mind that many members may have comparatively slow machines/fragile internet connections (the latter including myself) and prefer to be able to read the key points from the link within the post rather than having to load another, external link to understand the response.

    I also, deliberately, don't change the name of the link so that it's more obvious that it's a link, on machines like mine.

    That having been said, the phone gives unlimited 24 hour access to the internet, is very easily portable, fits in a pocket (handbag for ladies) and is easily rechargeable in the car.

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    Default Re: a leaf or leap of faith

    Quote Originally Posted by Route21 View Post
    (handbag for ladies).
    My wife, just to mention one lady, can also fit it in her pockets .

    Besides, consider https://www.google.es/search?q=handb...w=1366&bih=630

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    Default Re: a leaf or leap of faith

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    My wife, just to mention one lady, can also fit it in her pockets .

    Besides, consider https://www.google.es/search?q=handb...w=1366&bih=630

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