soaked to the bone

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soaked to the bone

Extremely or completely wet, especially through one's clothing. I can't believe you pushed me into the pool! Now I have to walk home soaked to the bone! The kids let themselves get soaked to the bone out in the rain, and now one of them is coming down with a cold!
See also: bone, soak
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Those borders, the Croatian border, the Slovenian border, have reopened and you've all read what some people suffered through…People were just soaked to the bone, it was raining, it was cold, it was miserable," Fleming said.
The rain pelted my face like bitter cold bullets and every inch of my body, including the parts covered by my "waterproof" coat was soaked to the bone.
ALTHOUGH banged up, bloodied, and soaked to the bone, Filo Paulo insisted his debut appearance for the Blues was a memorable one, even if he'd rather forget about the scoreline.
The young bird - named Ceulan - spent the first five weeks of his life soaked to the bone and on the brink of death.
SOAKED TO THE BONE Durham and Teesside Group of Endurance GB's Tanfield pleasure ride
There are a couple of decent gags in Tim Rasmussen and Vince Di Meglio's linear script, like when dogs are soaked to the bone in a storm and one of the critters whimpers, 'It's raining cats and us
There are a couple of decent gags in Tim Rasmussen and Vince Di Meglio's linear script, like when some dogs are soaked to the bone in a storm and one of the critters whimpers, 'It's raining cats and us
We got comprehensively drenched - soaked to the bone every minute, every hour, every day - from the moment the first tent peg pierced the earth.
My legs had become soaked to the bone as I went to take relief in the gents, which is a challenging task at a weatherravaged Open.
In my mother's eyes, I could see how I looked u mud-stained, dirty and soaked to the bone, but a daughter who was safe and closer home.
BEING soaked to the bone, covered in mud and fighting an icy chill didn''t dampen the spirits of the crowds up at Creamfields yesterday, writes Nick Peat.
It's not the happy, touchy-feely, clappy stuff people want when they are soaked to the bone.
At this point I would try anything; I was tired, soaked to the bone, and tired of chasing that stupid animal.
But for those of you who do not enjoy the prospect of getting soaked to the bone and find it much cooler to be dry, rather than wet, this product is perfect.
In the end, Ollie and I were soaked to the bone, while Paquito didn't look very different at all.