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soak in Cleaning topic

soaksoak2 noun [singular] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 DCBa long and enjoyable time spent taking a bath πŸ”Š I had a good long soak in the bath.2 DHCWASH British English when you soak something πŸ”Š Give the towels a good soak, they’re very dirty.3 β†’ an old soak
Examples from the Corpus
soakβ€’ She puts them in the washing machine, on long soak, and removes every trace.had ... soakβ€’ He claimed to have been painting; he also had trousers soaked in red lead.β€’ Sweat, rapidly cooling, had soaked his pyjamas.β€’ The Deans, retirees in their 60s, say firefighters had soaked the land near their house and saved it.β€’ Paul D looked at the spot where the grief had soaked him.β€’ If he had soaked this magic in as a child, then the faint outlines of Xanadu could be discerned.β€’ Like her riding dress, it had been soaked and roughly dried.β€’ The rain had soaked into his cloak as he slept, and it hung in heavy damp folds on his shoulders.β€’ Despite having been in the open for only a few seconds, they had been soaked.