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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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His company, Drenched, is currently in talks with a potential manufacturing partner in Europe with a UK distributor.
Mr Prebble said Sunday "has the potential" to see another 5mm to 10mm to complete a damp end to a drenched week.
There were two more similar gushes which drenched his lower clothing.
By eight weeks, single lambs born to the drenched ewes weighed an average 1.
Now animals are monitored and drenched only when it is needed and Castle Hill shepherd Geraint Jones has seen a considerable saving in time and money.
Now animals are monitored and drenched only when it is needed and shepherd Geraint Jones has seen a considerable saving in both time and money.
In addition, the stores at Small Burn will be drenched with Liquithrive Cattle providing essential minerals and vitamins to help maximize growth potential.
Portland's mighty YOB return with three tracks coming in at 50 minutes of doom drenched destruction.
The super-fit ex-Spice Girl drenched her handsome military chaperone Wing Commander Mark Smith with sea water as she larked about in Oman's 40 degree desert heat.
As it was, Holder gave us Jardin aux Lilas, not in an Edwardian garden drenched with the exquisite ardor of Ernest Chausson's music, but perhaps in a penthouse drenched with the champagne sec of Cole Porter.
When the SOAKERTAG body targets are sufficiently drenched they dissolve and the participant is out of the game.
Yesterday, she claimed the youngsters had been playing in the puddles and asked to be drenched.
In typical Greenock style, it was a case of four seasons in one day as the Firhill faithful were drenched, then bathed in sunshine, before being drenched again.
A total of 150 Lloen ewe lambs from the college's Lloen Sheep Breeding Group nucleus flock, were drenched with 15ml of Liquithrive Lamb at the 12-week-old weaning stage and their performance measured over eight and 12 weeks.