Quick answer
"Leak" is a noun which is often translated as "el agujero", and "ooze" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "rezumar". Learn more about the difference between "leak" and "ooze" below.
leak(
lik
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (escape hole)
a. el agujero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in a container)
The bucket is empty because it has a leak.El cubo está vacío porque tiene un agujero.
b. el escape
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They discovered a leak in the bathroom.Descubrieron un escape en el baño.
c. la fuga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The gas oven in the kitchen has a leak.El horno de gas en la cocina tiene una fuga.
d. la gotera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in a roof)
The leak in the roof keeps spreading.La gotera en el techo sigue creciendo.
e. la rotura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in a boat)
The leak caused their canoe to sink.La rotura hizo que su canoa se hundiera.
2. (source of information)
a. la filtración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They found out through a leak in the agency.Se enteraron por una filtración en la agencia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to secrete)
a. gotear
The cup was leaking so he threw it away.La copa estaba goteando así que la tiró.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to secrete)
a. chorrear
The pitcher is leaking juice all over the place.La jarra está chorreando jugo por todas partes.
b. perder
The boat is leaking water quickly.El bote está perdiendo agua rápidamente.
5. (to intentionally disclose)
a. filtrar
The employee was fired for leaking confidential information.El empleado fue despedido por filtrar información confidencial.
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ooze
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to seep)
a. rezumar
Blood oozed from the wound on Ben's shoulder.La sangre rezumaba de la herida del hombro de Ben.
b. salir
A sticky brown liquid was oozing from the sack.Un líquido marrón y viscoso salía del saco.
c. gotear
I could see oil oozing out of the engine.Veía aceite que goteaba del motor.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to display; used with "with")
a. irradiar
Shirley oozes with confidence, so I know she'll do well in the competition.Shirley irradia confianza, y por eso estoy segura de que le irá bien en el concurso.
b. rebosar de
Every word he uttered oozed with conceit.Cada una de sus palabras rebosaba de presunción.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to seep)
a. rezumar
We need to get you to the hospital as that wound is still oozing blood.Hay que llevarte al hospital ya que esta herida todavía está rezumando sangre.
b. supurar
My zit was oozing pus.El grano me supuraba pus.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to display)
a. irradiar
Susie oozes self-confidence - she's a born winner!Susie irradia seguridad: es una ganadora nata.
b. rebosar de
Charles positively oozed charm, but for some reason I didn't like him.Charles sin duda rebosaba de encanto, pero, por algún motivo, no me gustaba.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (mud)
a. el lodo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Tom's boot sank into the ooze and squelched as he pulled it out.La bota de Tom se hundió en el lodo y chapoteó al sacarla.
6. (flow)
a. el flujo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Desmond watched the slow ooze of honey falling on the tablecloth but said nothing.Desmond observó el flujo lento de miel que caía sobre el mantel pero no dijo nada.
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