soak (one) to the skin

soak (one) to the skin

To make someone extremely or completely wet, especially through their clothing. Jane soaked the other kids to the skin with the garden hose. I hope they get home soon, or that rain is going to soak them to the skin!
See also: skin, soak
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

soak someone to the skin

[for water, rain, or other liquid] to work its way through someone's clothing to the skin. The storm soaked us all to the skin. she soaked herself to the skin in the storm.
See also: skin, soak
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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