The verb 'to surge'

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As I found out the verb 'to surge' means to move suddenly forward. Now I ask myself if I can also use this verb in a fictional meaning. For example can I substitute this verb for 'to advance' :?:

e.g. "I advanced greatly in my skills." -> "I surged greatly in my skills."

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sebastian__rs said:
As I found out the verb 'to surge' means to move suddenly forward. Now I ask myself if I can also use this verb in a fictional meaning. For example can I substitute this verb for 'to advance' :?:

e.g. "I advanced greatly in my skills." -> "I surged greatly in my skills."

Thanks in advance.

In my opinion it does not work well in that context. I think "surge" is better used describing something physical.

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There can be surges in moods and things, but I wouldn't use it for 'skills'. You could make a leap forwards, though. ;-)
 

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You're welcome. ;-)
 
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