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soak

US [soʊk]
UK [səʊk]
  • v.浸泡;浸湿;浸透;湿透
  • n.浸泡;浸渍;湿透;洗澡
  • Web浸润;渗透
Simple Present:soaks  Present Participle:soaking  Past Tense:soaked  
soak
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v.
1.
[t][i]
浸泡;浸湿;浸透;湿透to put sth in liquid for a time so that it becomes completely wet; to become completely wet in this way
I usually soak the beans overnight.
我通常把豆子泡一夜。
If you soak the tablecloth before you wash it, the stains should come out.
先把桌布浸一浸再洗,污迹就能去掉。
Leave the apricots to soak for 20 minutes.
把杏子浸泡 20 分钟。
I'm going to go and soak in the bath.
我要去泡个澡。
2.
[t]
~ sb/sth
使湿透;把…浸湿to make sb/sth completely wet
A sudden shower of rain soaked the spectators.
突如其来的一阵雨把观众淋了个透。
3.
[t]
(informal)
~ sb
向(某人)敲竹杠;宰(某人);向(某人)征收重税to obtain a lot of money from sb by making them pay very high taxes or prices
He was accused of soaking his clients.
他被指控向客户敲竹杠。
n.
1.
浸泡;浸渍;湿透an act of leaving sth in a liquid for a period of time; an act of making sb/sth wet
Give the shirt a good soak before you wash it.
把衬衫好好泡一泡再洗。
2.
(informal)
洗澡;泡澡a period of time spent in a bath

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