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soak sth up

phrasal verb with soak uk   /səʊk/ us   /soʊk/ verb
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If a dry material or substance soaks up a liquid, it absorbs the liquid through its surface: I tried to soak up most of the spilled milk with a dishcloth.
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Translations of “soak sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体, 吸收,吸掉(液体)…
in Turkish emmek, çekmek…
in Russian впитывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體, 吸收,吸掉(液體)…
in Polish wchłaniać ( coś )…
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“soak sth up” in British English

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