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    #1

    to make the leap

    Hi,

    Does this idiom mean "to make a great change?"


    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: to make the leap

    You surely know by now that we need a full sentence to consider.

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    #3

    Re: to make the leap

    I am quite aware of rules but unfortunately it's just a title.

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    #4

    Re: to make the leap

    You'll have to read the article to find out what the title means.
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    #5

    Re: to make the leap

    Going through the book I encountered another sentence with this idiom. Here it is:

    You conducted research, spoke with your loved ones and made a leap knowing that odds were stacked against you.

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    #6

    Re: to make the leap

    "Making a leap", if it's used for a mental process, means making a choice, decision, commitment, etc. without any adequate logical justification to do so.

    Person A: Everybody hates me!
    Person B: Why do you say that?
    Person A: Because no one's answered my question yet.
    Person B: That's a bit of a leap, isn't it?
    Last edited by Raymott; 30-May-2016 at 15:28.

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