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English definition of “soak sth up”

soak sth up

phrasal verb with soak
 
 
/səʊk/ verb [I, T]
B2 If a dry substance soaks up a liquid, the liquid goes into the substance: Fry the potatoes until they soak up all the oil.Physical and chemical processes
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