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    If someone is called a huge "leap of faith", what kind of person is s/he? and what the hell is "leap of faith"? Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sisy-luo View Post
    If someone is called a huge "leap of faith", what kind of person is s/he? and what the hell is "leap of faith"? Thanks!
    No one is called a "leap of faith".
    A "leap of faith" is a metaphorical leap into something unknown, and the reason you take the leap is that you have faith that the outcome will be positive.
    For many investors in shares, buying large amounts of stocks in shaky companies is a leap of faith.
    Giving away all your money to your church is a religious leap of faith.
    Rejecting medical treatment for cancer believing that God will heal you is a leap of faith.

    Naturally, not all leaps of faith pay off.

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    I wouldn't really call anyone a "leap of faith" ...

    But the term a "leap of faith" means a large risk, a decision you make only based on faith, because you believe.

    Refusing a university because you know you will get a better offer is a bit of a leap of faith.

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