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soak up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento

Translation of soak up in Spanish:

  • 1.1 [water/blood/ink] absorber, embeber 1.2 [sun/atmosphere] empaparse de; [knowledge/information] absorber she can really soak up the booze! ¡cómo chupa! [colloquial/familiar], bebe como una esponja
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