Translation of soak in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (lentils/clothes) (immerse)poner en or a remojodejar remojando(leave immersed)they soaked themselves in the atmosphere of the ancient citydejar en or a remojoto soak something offse empaparon de la atmósfera de la antigua ciudaddespegar or quitar algo remojándoloExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (drench) to be soaked (to the skin)
- Rinse thoroughly, then soak the fabric in a dilute bleach solution.
- Rinse or soak them thoroughly in fresh water to remove excess salt before adding them to your compost pile.
- If using dried beans, soak them overnight, then cover with fresh water and cook for between 60 and 90 minutes, until tender.
estar empapadoestar calado hasta los huesosExample sentences
- As I soaked in the hot water to wake up, my brain was awhirl in a multitude of thoughts.
- Let agitation begin, but stop the washer and let the towels soak in hot water.
- Lying with her feet propped on the rim of the large tub, Yvonne let herself soak in the hot water.
- Gasping slightly he felt the water rapidly soak him through, chilling him to the bone; still he moved further into the waters.
- I held it over his head and wrung it out; the water soaked his sheets, his hair and his shirt.
- Substances where this mold can be found include places where water has soaked wood.
- 1.1 (lie in liquid) See examples: the sheets will have to soakto leave something to soakva a haber que dejar las sábanas en or a remojoI like to soak in a hot bathdejar algo en or a remojodejar algo remojando1.2 (penetrate) (+ adverb complement) to soak into/through somethingme gusta darme un buen baño calientewater had soaked through my shoescalar algowipe it up before it soaks inel agua me había calado los zapatoslímpialo antes de que se absorbaExample sentences
- The cold water easily soaked through my clothes, leaving me shivering, a harsh contrast to the warmth of a moment ago.
- When the water soaks into my shoes, I lose all feeling in my toes, but it is okay because I am not being beaten for being a little wet.
- He flinched, and the orange liquid soaked through his pants.
- 1 (in liquid) See examples: to give something a soakthe lawn needs a good soakponer algo en or a remojoto be in soakel césped necesita un buen remojónestar en or a remojoExample sentences
- You might have tried brining a turkey, but other meats benefit from a soak in a salt-sugar liquid too.
- So I shall seek other forms of rest and relaxation after work today, probably involving some music and a good book, with the possible addition of a soak in the bath.
- I lit candles all around the bathroom, and had a nice soak in a bath full of lavender scented bubbles.
- 2 (drunkard) [colloquial]borrachín, (-china) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]Example sentences
- It helps to mar what is otherwise a perfectly respectable account of the old soak's rise to power.
- Some old soak deprived of a few bob won't make it.
- If you don't make any more beer soon you'll run out, and then where will you be, you old soak?
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