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Definición de “soak” en inglés

soak

verb uk   /səʊk/ us    /soʊk/
C1 [I + adv/prep, T] to make something very wet, or (of liquid) to be absorbed in large amounts: The wind had blown the rain in and soaked the carpet. You'd better wipe up that red wine you've spilled before it soaks (= is absorbed) into the carpet. Blood had soaked through both bandages.Wet weather and wetness B2 [I or T] to leave something in liquid, especially in order to clean it, make it softer, or change its flavour: You can usually soak out a stain. Leave the beans to soak overnight./Let the beans soak overnight. Soak the fruit in brandy for a few hours before you add it to the mixture.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
Phrasal verbs

soak

noun [C] uk   /səʊk/ us    /soʊk/

soak noun [C] (MAKE WET)

a period of time during which something is in liquid: Most dried beans need a soak before they're cooked. Showers are all right but there's nothing like a good long soak in the bath.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing

soak noun [C] (PERSON)

old-fashioned informal a person who is often drunkDrunkenness and sobriety
(Definition of soak from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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