leach vs leech : Common Errors in English

About leach vs leech

Water leaches chemicals out of soil or color out of cloth, yourbrother-in-law leeches off the family by constantly borrowing money topay his gambling debts (he behaves like a bloodsucking leech).

leach Meaning(s)

  • (n) the process of leaching
  • (v) cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate
  • (v) permeate or penetrate gradually
  • (v) remove substances from by a percolating liquid

leech Meaning(s)

  • (n) carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
  • (n) a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
  • (v) draw blood

leach in News

  1. Vonta Leach still in Miami; agent cites mutual interest with Texans

    After his release from the Ravens, former Texans fullback Vonta Leach expressed interest through his agent in returning to the Texans. Today, as Leach continued his visit with the Miami Dolphins, Leach’s agent, Ralph Vitolo, said he had a conversation with Texans general manager Rick Smith about Leach. Vitolo said there is mutual interest between the Texans and Leach, but he wasn’t sure if the ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. Leach’s agent says Texans are interested

    When veteran fullback Vonta Leach found himself a belated former member of the Ravens, his first order of business was to try to get back to Houston. Apparently, the Texans have interest in that. Agent Ralph Vitolo tells FOX 26 in Houston that the Texans would like to add Leach, who spent five seasons in…
    on June 13, 2013 Source: NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

  3. Leach's agent: 'Texans express interest in Vonta'

    While free agent fullback Vonta Leach meets with the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday, his agent said Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith told him the Texans do have interest in his client, but they have
    on June 13, 2013 Source: FOX 26 Houston

leech in News

  1. Walleyes still biting in shallow water on Leech Lake

    Finally it looks like the Leech Lake area will get a break in the weather with warmer temperatures this week that have been hard to come by so far this season.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Pilot-Independent

  2. Early native inhabitants of the Leech Lake area program June 18

    The Cass County Historical Society is presenting an educational/historical program on the “Early Inhabitants of the Leech Lake Area.”
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Pilot-Independent

  3. L.A. Producer Leech on "Chrono Dance" and His Favorite Music Tools

    When L.A.-based DJ and producer Brian Foote, aka Leech, isn't busy running three labels or making tracks for bands like Zola Jesus, he is procuring a sound he labels as "chrono dance." While hi...
    on June 7, 2013 Source: SF Weekly Blogs

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