leak out

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Related to leak out: seek out, lined up, passed on
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.leak out - be leaked; "The news leaked out despite his secrecy"
get around, get out, break - be released or become known; of news; "News of her death broke in the morning"

w>leak out

vt sep newszuspielen (to sb jdm)
(liquid)auslaufen, durchsickern
References in classic literature ?
Poor Huck was in the same state of wretchedness and terror, for Tom had told the whole story to the lawyer the night before the great day of the trial, and Huck was sore afraid that his share in the business might leak out, yet, notwithstanding Injun Joe's flight had saved him the suffering of testifying in court.
Be sure to blow out thoroughly all external water-fitting counter-bores and other cracks, slots, and holes where water can lie and leak out.
The gas could stay in the ocean, or it could leak out into the atmosphere just as quickly as it is absorbed.