Translation of soak in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (lentils/clothes) (immerse)poner en or a remojo
dejar remojando(leave immersed) dejar en or a remojothey soaked themselves in the atmosphere of the ancient cityse empaparon de la atmósfera de la antigua ciudadto soak something offdespegar 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.
- 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.
estar calado hasta los huesosExample sentences
- 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) the sheets will have to soakva a haber que dejar las sábanas en or a remojoto leave something to soakdejar algo en or a remojoI like to soak in a hot bath
dejar algo remojandome gusta darme un buen baño caliente1.2 (penetrate) (+ adverb complement) to soak into/through somethingcalar algowater had soaked through my shoesel agua me había calado los zapatoswipe it up before it soaks inlímpialo 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) to give something a soakponer algo en or a remojothe lawn needs a good soakel césped necesita un buen remojónto be in soakestar 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?
- 1.1 1.2
(knowledge/information)she can really soak up the booze!
¡cómo chupa! [colloquial]
bebe como una esponja
bebe como una esponja
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