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    Exclamation (I bought it new, but it leaks water.)

    Hello everyone,
    Is this sentence right? A better way to say it?
    (I bought it new, but it leaks water.)

    Thanks in advance,

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    Re: (I bought it new, but it leaks water.)

    Hello Zoobinshid

    It would be more idiomatic to say:

    1. I've only just bought this, but it's got a leak.
    2. I've only just bought this, and it's already leaking!
    3. My new XYZ is leaking.
    4. My new XYZ has a leak.
    5. Look at that! It's brand new, and it's already leaking! I think I'll take it back to the shop and complain.

    There are no doubt other possibilities!

    MrP

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