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verb soak pronunciation in American English /soʊk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theysoak
he/she/itsoaks
present participlesoaking
past tensesoaked
past participlesoaked
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to put something into a liquid and leave it there for a period of time
    Leave the beans to soak overnight.
    soak something in something: She soaked the shirt in soapy water.
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to make something very wet, or to become very wet
    The rain soaked our clothes.
    soak through/into etc.: Blood was soaking through my glove.

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