soak (someone) to the bone

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soak (someone) to the bone

To make someone extremely or completely wet, especially through his or her clothing. Jane soaked the other kids to the bone with the garden hose. I hope the kids get home soon, or that rain is going to soak them to the bone!
See also: bone, soak
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He said: "We worked for six hours solid against flames that were six-toeight metres high and were soaking to the bone.
He said: "We worked for six hours solid against flames that were six-to-eight metres high and were soaking to the bone.