be soaked to the skin

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be soaked to the skin

To be extremely or completely wet, especially through one's clothing. Oh, you poor thing, you're soaked to the skin! Come in out of the rain and sit down by the fire this instant! I was soaked to the skin after Daniel pushed me into the pool.
See also: skin, soak

be/get ˌsoaked to the ˈskin

(of a person) be/get very wet: Don’t go out in this rain — you’ll get soaked to the skin.
See also: get, skin, soak
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Miss Malin was on an outside broadcast at Trentham Gardens, near Stoke on Trent, and was soaked to the skin in horrendous weather when she made the gaffe during the live 6pm bulletin.
The waltzers and two-steppers did not notice through their whiskey eyes that the singer who had not moved from his seat before the crowd was soaked to the skin in sweat, was blinded by the salty water beading on his face.