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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." 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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If we lost ivermectin (the third drench group) now, we'd have to switch from sheep to cattle production,' Pocock says.
Norwood smashed in an effort, which Drench punched wide for a corner as the Bebington Kop urged the home side on.
SOUTHPORT: Drench, Lever, James (Robinson 56), Hocking, Lee, Holland, Duffy (Barratt 19, Jack 75), Blakeman, Rae, Gray, Powell.
Boro's Neil Moore weakly headed at Drench and Port's Tony Gray failed to deliver with a half volley from eight yards.
At the other end the always busy Rodgers set up Willock for a shot that forced Drench to save smartly before Anyon again did well to divert the danger as he tipped away a Baker cross.
Drench spring water, part of Britvic Soft Drinks, developed the award after research revealed that young adults value experiences and opportunities above material rewards.
Terms & conditions: This voucher entitles you to one free Juicy Drench Cranberry and Raspberry drink (440ml).
Home keeper Drench then made an outstanding save from a Wayne Buchanan header.
Home keeper Steven Drench forced the match beyond 90 minutes with a heroic performance but an own goal from substitute Jack Thornton finally broke the deadlock.
Southport were on the back foot from the start with a spectacular Jean-Paul Marna shot producing a stunning save from Steve Drench.
Teamwork and communication with their vet has helped a Ceredigion sheep farm to combat drench resistance in their flock as well as saving time and money.
Gavin Rothery struck the crossbar from close-range before visiting goalkeeper Steve Drench was extended, saving from Alan White.
GOALKEEPER Steve Drench has joined Southport on a permanent basis.