leach vs. leech – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Leach

Definition:

the process of leaching (to dissolve by a percolating liquid)

Examples:

the fertilizer leached into the ground

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Leech

Definition:

carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end or a person that is always around that seeks advantage or gain

Examples:

leeches were found on the dog or That guy is a real leach!

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