soaked to the bone

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soaked to the bone

Extremely or completely wet, especially through one's clothing. I can't believe you pushed me into the pool! Now I have to walk home soaked to the bone! The kids let themselves get soaked to the bone out in the rain, and now one of them is coming down with a cold!
See also: bone, soak
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I can't recall how many times I exasperated my mother by coming home covered in dirt after a fort-building expedition or soaked to the bone from slogging through the swamp in search of tadpoles, but I know it was plenty!
"And not once did he tell me that he was soaked to the bone. He never moaned about how he was cold or wet, he just wanted to help his papa."
Or to get soaked to the bone to help a neighbor keep his home dry.
"It truly amazes me how you all got stuck in and worked so hard even though you were soaked to the bone and freezing you guys carried on regardless.
Stephen Kenny, soaked to the bone from a brutal downpour, didn't know what to do!
On the Saturday during our walk we got soaked to the bone as there was incessant rain but on the Sunday there was glorious sunshine.
But through the torrential rain and hailstorm, the multitude of people soaked to the bone kept cheering.
"Those borders, the Croatian border, the Slovenian border, have reopened and you've all read what some people suffered through…People were just soaked to the bone, it was raining, it was cold, it was miserable," Fleming said.
The young bird - named Ceulan - spent the first five weeks of his life soaked to the bone and on the brink of death.
SOAKED TO THE BONE Durham and Teesside Group of Endurance GB's Tanfield pleasure ride
Everyone was soaked to the bone as we met at the gathering space for a feast of bannock and chili, providing a space to build bridges and relationships between RebELLEs and members of the Winnipeg community.
Soaked to the bone and drunk as a skunk, Rooster Cogburn sits under a tarp and admits defeat.
There are a couple of decent gags in Tim Rasmussen and Vince Di Meglio's linear script, like when dogs are soaked to the bone in a storm and one of the critters whimpers, 'It's raining cats and us!" And the film builds to a climactic sequence that washes away the sins of the past.
My legs had become soaked to the bone as I went to take relief in the gents, which is a challenging task at a weatherravaged Open.
In my mother's eyes, I could see how I looked u mud-stained, dirty and soaked to the bone, but a daughter who was safe and closer home.