Great Leap Forward


  1. the Great Leap Forward
    the attempt by the People's Republic of China in 1959–60 to solve the country's economic problems by labour-intensive industrialization

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Example Sentences

It must also be said that this is not exactly a great leap forward that embraces cutting-edge technology.

He had returned after the revolution, one of thousands of optimists who had wanted to help in the Great Leap Forward.

I was recruited by the government to be a “Great Leap Forward Worker.”

The poor fellow was so frightened that he made a great leap forward.

I do believe our bill is a 'great leap forward' as Bowles says in his editorial.

In early 1958 the "Great Leap Forward" was promoted in an attempt to speed production in all sectors.

The fire in the animal's blood had responded in a great leap forward.

Connecticut has taken a great leap forward in the reform of the property relations of married persons.





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