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Spanish translation of “soak”


verb /səuk/
to (let) stand in a liquid
She soaked the clothes overnight in soapy water.
to make very wet That shower has completely soaked my clothes. (with in, into, throughetc) (of a liquid) to penetrate The blood from his wound has soaked right through the bandage. soaked adjective (often with through) She got soaked (through) in that shower. -soaked
empapado de…
rain-soaked / blood-soaked clothing
soaking adjective very wet She took off her soaking garments. soaking wet soaking; very wet I’ve washed my hair and it’s still soaking wet. soak up to draw in or suck up; to absorb You’d better soak that spilt coffee up with a cloth.
(Definition of soak from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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