Leak

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Accidental OccurrencePlay
Emphasize the accidental nature of 'leak' it's not deliberate. SlideThe water bottle started to leak during the hike.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
'Leak' usually implies a problem or malfunction. SlideWe have to fix the sink; it's starting to leak again.
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Physical ContextPlay
Use 'leak' when referring to physical objects like containers, pipes, or tanks. SlideThe old radiator in the basement leaks when it gets too hot.