leak through

leak through (something)

Of a liquid or gel, to penetrate or soak (something) by slowly seeping or flowing through. My bottle must have a crack in it, because water has completely soaked through my bag. We've lined the interiors of the container with a polymer coating to keep the corrosive contents from leaking through.
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leak through something

[for a fluid] to seep through something. Rainwater leaked through the roof. I was afraid that the crushed orange would leak through the paper bag.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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