- vt. 使浸透；吸入；浸洗；<俚>使喝醉；敲竹杠
- vi. 浸泡；渗透；渗入；<俚>酗酒
- n. 浸；湿透；<俚>酒鬼
- vt. 泡 become wet through by being in liquid or absorbing liquid
- vt. 浸透 cause sth to absorb as much liquid as possible
- vi. 酗酒 drink heavily
the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid);
"a good soak put life back in the wagon"
washing something by allowing it to soak
submerge in a liquid;
"I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
rip off; ask an unreasonable price
cover with liquid; pour liquid onto;
"souse water on his hot face"
leave as a guarantee in return for money;
"pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
become drunk or drink excessively
fill, soak, or imbue totally;
"soak the bandage with disinfectant"
heat a metal prior to working it
- She soaked the shirt in soapy water.
- The kind of plant doesn't soak the sewage up.
- He likes to soak himself in a warm bath.
- They really soak the tourists in that restaurant.
- Leave the apricots to soak for 20 minutes.
- Put some water on and let it soak in naturally.
- The speaker paused to let her words soak in.
- Give the clothes a long soak before washing.
- It's great soak in a hot spring after skiing.
- It's not good to soak.
- You do nothing but soak with the guests all day long.
- You'd better soak clothes before washing.
- The little girl soaked her clothes.
- The rain soaked us.
- Are you in favour of soaking the rich?
- I was caught in the rain and my clothes were soaked.
- soak in1 (v.+adv.)
被逐渐理解 become gradually and clearly understoodThe chairman waited until his suggestion had had time to soak in before inviting the committee's opinions.主席等他的建议被慢慢理解后才征求委员们的意见。
- soak in2 (v.+prep.)
沉浸于…之中 make (oneself) give one's whole attention to; fill (oneself) with (sth such as knowledge)
soak in sth
The clothes are soaking in soapy water.
Let the clothes soak in water overnight.
让衣服在水里泡上一晚上吧。soak sth in sth
Soak the cloth in the dye for an hour.
She soaked the dirty clothes in water.
她把脏衣服都泡到水里了。soak oneself in sth
He soaked himself in the atmosphere of the place.
During these long summer visits he had soaked himself in the traditions and customs of the place.
- soak into (v.+prep.)
被…逐渐理解并吸收 be gradually understood and accepted by (one's mind)The idea hasn't soaked into his head.这种想法还没印入他的头脑。
- soak off (v.+adv.)
泡掉 remove (sth) by leaving it for a time in liquid
soak sth ⇔ off
A good way to get a stamp off an envelope is to soak it off.
- soak out (v.+adv.)
被浸泡掉 (cause to) be removed by being left in liquid
Do you think the dirt will soak out?
你认为这污垢会泡掉吗?soak sth ⇔ out
You can soak out most marks in this special cleaning liquid if you leave the clothes in it long enough.
- soak through1 (v.+adv.)
浸透 to pass through a material or garment
This coat was supposed to keep rain out, but the water has soaked through.
这件外衣说是能防雨,但雨水照样透了进来。soak sb ⇔ through
Don't stand there; you'll be soaked through.
We all got soaked through.
- soak through2 (v.+prep.)
浸透… pass completely through (a material or garment)
soak through sth
The rain had soaked through the roof.
Blood soaked through the bandage.
- soak up (v.+adv.)
大量而迅速地吸取 take in or learn (sth) easily, quickly and in quantityCharles soaks up facts as fast as the teacher gives them.老师讲的东西,查理一下子就全能记住。
- soak with (v.+prep.)
用…浸泡,使充满… fill (sth) with a lot of (usually liquid)
soak sb/sth with sth
Before planting the bushes, soak the ground with water.
He was soaked with rain.
- soak naturally 自然地渗透
- soak thoroughly 湿透
- soak in 渗入
- soak off 泡掉
- soak out 被泡掉
- soak through 浸透
- soak up 吸收
Roger took a soak in the tub.出自： P. Monette
She ran a bath and..soaked in the hot water.出自： M. Wesley
- soak, drench, impregnate, saturate, sop, steep, waterlog
- soak强调完全浸泡在液体中,以致被浸泡的物质完全湿透、变软或溶化; saturate侧重指浸透到饱和的承度,暗示不能再增加了; steep特指把某物的精髓浸泡出来并使其同液体融为一体; impregnate主要指把某物浸泡在不是水的液体中使其渗透到各处; sop通常指用肉汤、牛奶或酒来泡食物,也指把某物用液体浸透; waterlog专指使某物浸透水,使其变得无用、太沉重或湿润; drench专指被雨水彻底淋透。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的socian，意为浸湿。