Translation of soak in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (lentils/clothes) (immerse)poner en or a remojo
dejar remojando(leave immersed)they soaked themselves in the atmosphere of the ancient city
dejar en or a remojose 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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