soak off

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soak off

To remove something attached or adhered to the surface of something else by soaking it in some liquid. A noun or pronoun can be used between "soak" and "off." I have a big interview tomorrow, so I need to soak off these rainbow-colored acrylic nails. I used a special acetone solution to soak these labels off.
See also: off, soak

soak something off (of) something

 and soak something off
to remove something, such as a label or surface soil, from something by soaking in a liquid. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) she soaked the labels off the bottles and jars. Please soak off the label.
See also: off, soak