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drenched to the skin

To be completely soaked with water—usually rain—through one's clothes. Come in out of that rain! Oh, you're drenched to the skin, you'll catch cold if you aren't careful!
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drench in

To cover or saturate with something (typically a liquid). A noun or pronoun can be used between "drench" and "in." I forgot my umbrella today and got drenched in the rain. You can always count on Bill to drench his pancakes in syrup.
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drench someone or something in something

 and drench someone or something with something
to soak someone or something in something. A sudden summer shower drenched them in sheets of rain. My raincoat was drenched with droplets from the foggy night air.
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Not only does the Cascadia showerhead possess a sleek, high-tech appearance, it has a significant performance advantage that sets it apart from other drenching showerheads on the market -- two spray settings.
Drenching according to need means that this has now become a one-man job and has saved a full week's work - time which has had considerable knock-on benefits for the general management of the flock and the farm.
By drenching only when required, Castle Hill has reduced the use of drench by up to two drenches over the season with an additional drench cost saving of around pounds 500.
In addition to the problem of over drenching sheep in Australia, there are problems in sheep populations with Johne's disease or Paratuberculosis that require cell culture.
A female motorist who was filmed drenching children at a bus stop by going through a puddle could face prosecution for careless driving, police have said.
The trial clearly demonstrated the cost benefits of drenching lambs with an organically chelated trace element and vitamin supplement,'' he said.
The SOAKERTAG TRIPLE AGGRESSOR provides players with three different options for drenching their opponents: high pressurized trigger-activated streams of water, a detachable mini-blaster that releases a single saturating shot and a special foam SOAKER ATTACK BALL that, when filled with water, can be thrown at a body-target.
El Nino's drenching rains and a virtual no-show by the Santa Ana winds this fall led to a relatively tame fire season this year, city fire officials said Monday as they declared an end to the season.
The Company's two newest products, Cascadia(TM), a unique showerhead which easily switches from a drenching shower to a concentrating power rinse and AquaFall(TM), an ultra-wide showerhead which offers a drenching rain experience, are expected to begin shipping to trade customers this month.
a drenching, wind-whipped rain washed out most of the second round of the Buick Classic.
1, 1995--In response to the flooding caused by November's drenching rains, the Seattle-King County chapter of the American Red Cross is launching a statewide fund-raising campaign to benefit area flood victims, announced Corey Knutsen, chapter chairman of the Seattle-King County Red Cross.
But look for a bigger downpour Monday, with up to three inches drenching Los Angeles, weather experts said.
One to two inches of rain could fall in the San Fernando Valley by Sunday night, with much of it drenching the area today, said National Weather Service specialist Stuart Seto.