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to leak / to divulge / to leave out by mistake / waterclock or hourglass (old)
HSK 5
leak / hole / gap / loophole
to overlook / to miss / to omit
(of a liquid or gas) to leak / to divulge (a secret) / to leak
to leak electricity / (fig.) (coll.) to unintentionally arouse romantic interest (by being solicitous etc) / cf. 放電|放电
to leak (of water)
to slip / to overlook by negligence / careless omission / oversight
seepage / leakage
error and negligence
hourglass / sand filter
oil spill / oil leak / (fig.) boo! (opposite of 加油)
to leak air or gas
to miss / to leave out / to omit / to be omitted / to be missing / to slip through / to leak out / to seep away
to fix a leak (in a roof, pipe etc) / to check for leaks
funnel
to divulge / to leak / to reveal
tax evasion
careless mistake / slip-up
leak
perforated spoon / strainer spoon / skimmer
a fish that escaped the net (idiom) / (fig.) sb or sth that slips through the net
uterine bleeding
lit. not one drop of water can leak out / watertight / rigorous (argument)
lit. one hundred loopholes (idiom); full of mistakes (of speech or article)
to overlook / omissions / deficiencies
to blurt out / to let slip
without missing a word
to leak (of information, liquid etc) / to divulge
HSK 6
loose, but allows no escape (idiom, from Laozi 老子); the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape
a leak (e.g. of chemicals)
zero-day vulnerability (computing)
when it rains, it pours (idiom)
water clock / clepsydra / to drip
lit. heaven's net has wide meshes, but nothing escapes it (idiom, from Laozi 73) / fig. the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape / you can't run from the long arm of the law
gargoyle (architecture)
drain / underground drainpipe / floor gutter / 25th of 2nd lunar month
to mention some but omit many others (idiom) / to leave out much more than one includes
to divulge secrets
to evade (taxes)
omission / to leave out / missing
water clock / clepsydra
colander / strainer / sieve / leaky pot
lit. mysteries of heaven must not be revealed (idiom); must not be revealed / I am not at liberty to inform you.
to divulge the will of heaven (idiom); to leak a secret / to let the cat out of the bag
water clock used to mark night watches
to evade (paying tax) / (tax) evasion
past one's prime / in one's declining years
not one drop of water leaks (idiom); fig. thoughtful and completely rigorous / watertight
cloze (loanword)
when it rains, it pours (idiom)
funnel cloud
water-driven armillary sphere (Zhang Heng's famous astronomical apparatus)
to divulge the will of heaven (idiom); to leak a secret / to let the cat out of the bag
to bury one's head in the sand (idiom)
hourglass / water clock / clepsydra
The net of justice is wide, but no-one escapes.
tinker / artisan who fixes leaky pots
It's too late to plug the leak once ship is in the middle of the river. (idiom)
to take a wrong turn / to go wrong


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