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  1. ana laura
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    Arrow a question about phrsals!

    hello!

    I would like to know if there is any difference between 'jump at' and 'leap at'.

    Thank you very much.

    Ana =)

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    Re: a question about phrsals!

    No difference I think, just that 'jump at'(an opportunity usually) is more commonly used.


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    Re: a question about phrsals!

    For my opinion, these verbs are difficult in some way///
    Leap at - you use,
    when, for example, you can not find any opportunities to do something,and suddenly you have one and you leap at
    jump at
    you see your friend,whom you have not visited for several years, and you very glad to see him/her and you jump at///
    BUT
    in figurative sense/meaning jump at and leap at have the same meaning

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