Значение идиомы spring a leak

[spring a leak] {v. phr.} 1. To develop a hole through which water can enter, threatening the boat to sink.

Whenour small boat sprang a leak, we rapidly returned to shore to fix it.

2. To be threatened by some oncoming danger.

Our firm sprang a leakwhen the vice president suddenly died of a heart attack.


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