ooze away


w>ooze away

viwegsickern; (into ground) → versickern; (fig: courage, pride, affection etc) → schwinden
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When he had put up his things for the night he took out his flute, and blew at it, until I almost thought he would gradually blow his whole being into the large hole at the top, and ooze away at the keys.
Such cross-linking makes the implant hold its shape and not ooze away from the injection site, Elisseeff said.
Cooper's character proves utterly bland, and Church's take on the unctuous news guy makes you wonder if he'd rather jump back a couple of movies, transform into sand and quietly ooze away.
He said: "We need to get that first win and we mustn't let our confidence start to ooze away.