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soakingadjective

uk   /ˈsəʊ.kɪŋ/ us   /ˈsoʊ.kɪŋ/
B2 completely wet: It's so hot outside - I've only been walking ten minutes and my shirt is soaking (wet)!
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Translations of “soaking”
in Arabic مُبَلَّل…
in Korean 물에 젖은…
in Portuguese encharcado, ensopado…
in Catalan xop…
in Japanese びしょぬれの, ずぶぬれの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 湿透的,湿淋淋的…
in Turkish çok ıslak, sırılsıklam…
in Russian промокший до нитки…
in Chinese (Traditional) 濕透的,濕淋淋的…
in Italian fradicio…
in Polish przemoczony…
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