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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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Although sales of Drench are dwarfed by the 100m--[pounds sterling] plus Volvic and Evian brands, Britvic said it hoped to become a "scale player" through the brand.
Rochdale battled back, but Drench produced another top-class save from Glenn Murray's powerful left-footed effort from 12 yards in the 35th minute.
They can use the drench to achieve that extra weight gain over the traditional finishing period.
Whiteside has lost his place in recent months to on-loan Morecambe player Drench.
The visitors dominated the latter stages of the match but Drench further frustrated them with a string of saves to earn the home side a point.
Port rallied later on with substitute Steve Daly firing a low angled shot from the left that extended Morecambe goalkeeper Steve Drench 16 minutes from time.
Could the powers-that-be tell me why the firefighters are not instructed to turn the hoses on the yobs and drench the morons?
The P-3 was one of seven Orions left that can carry about 3,000 gallons to drench blazes, out of a once mighty but worn-out federal military-surplus fleet.
Mr Thompson said: "At the end of the 145-day period, those receiving the vitamin and mineral drench weighed an average 23.
After a first-half that offered little by way of chances, besides Andrew Burgess' 25-yard drive that Morecambe's Steven Drench gratefully caught.
The company says Drench is the first water brand targeted at young adults and has concentrated on a strong lifestyle image for the brand rather than just marketing it on the basis of provenance.
THE discovery of drench resistance in his flock proved a real wake-up call for one Ceredigion sheep farmer.
MORECAMBE keeper Steve Drench stood between Rochdale and victory.
After a first-half that offered little by way of chances, besides Andrew Burgess' 25-yard drive that Morecambe's Steven Drench gratefully caught, the second-half saw visiting striker Michael Twiss twice test Oxford goalkeeper Billy Turley.
The next generation of bottled water drinkers is the target of a new brand called Drench from Britvic Soft Drinks, which is seeking to increase its presence in the category as carbonated drinks continue to slump.