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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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Pictured drenching their sheep on demand - which has saved hundreds of pounds - are Peter Loxdale of Castle Hill Estate in Llanilar, near Aberystwyth, and shepherd Geraint Jones (left
And they have succeeded in reduced the quantity of drench used and the time spent drenching sheep.
Drenching according to need means that this has now become a one-man job and has saved a full week's work - time which has had considerable knock-on benefits for the general management of the flock and the farm.'
SHEEP producers can save money by drenching their lambs this spring with an organically-chelated trace element and vitamin supplement,according to Welsh researchers.
These three ingredients combine to create a rich panoply of seascapes, from glassy ripples roused by a gentle breeze and scattered whitecaps churned up by a stiff wind to gigantic swells lashed into a drenching foam by the fury of a full-blown hurricane.
Summary: A motorist who was filmed drenching children at a bus stop by going through a puddle could face prosecution for dangerous driving.
A female motorist who was filmed drenching children at a bus stop by going through a puddle could face prosecution for careless driving, police have said.
WELSH Sheep producers may find genuine cost benefits from drenching their lambs this spring with an organically produced trace element and vitamin supplement.