Idiom:  by leaps and bounds

Meaning 

Idiom:  (grow) by leaps and bounds

  • to grow or make a lot of progress very quickly


Example sentences

  • This summer it’s rained so much that our grass is growing by leaps and bounds.
  • Wow, your hair has grown by leaps and bounds since I last saw you.
  • We've progressed by leaps and bounds now that our team is fully staffed.
  • My Spanish improved by leaps and bounds studying in Mexico this summer.
  • Profits were up by leaps and bounds last year this time so I doubt we'll reach the same level of sales this year.
  • Complaints rose by leaps and bounds after the new manager was hired.
  • Our students' test scores went up by leaps and bounds since the school's curriculum was revised.
  • Your kids have really grown by leaps and bounds in the past year.
  • We hope ticket sales will grow by leaps and bounds now that Beyonce will be performing at the fundraising gala.


Synonyms

  • quantum leap
  • quantum jump
  • sea change


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