leach vs leech : Common Errors in English

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

  • 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
News & Articles

  • 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…
    June 12, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
  • 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 ...
    June 12, 2013 - Houston Chronicle
  • 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
    June 12, 2013 - FOX 26 Houston