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wet through (or to the skin)

Definition of wet through or to the skin in English:

With one’s clothes soaked; completely drenched: she was wet through and felt cold
More example sentences
  • I think it was this weekend when I woke up to discover that my futon was actually damp, wet through from my sweating into it during the night.
  • He was wet through so took off most of his clothes and emptied his pockets, to let everything dry off.
  • When they travelled miles to attend Mass on a Sunday morning, often in weather conditions that had them either wet to the skin or blue with the cold when they arrived at their place of worship.
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