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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.
drench with (something)
To cover or saturate someone or something with some kind of liquid. A noun or pronoun can be used between "drench" and "with." You can always count on Bill to drench his pancakes with syrup. We got drenched with rain coming home.
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!
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
drench someone or something in somethingand 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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.