soak in

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Etymology[edit]

Prepositional verb from soak + in (into).

Verb[edit]

soak in (third-person singular simple present soaks in, present participle soaking in, simple past and past participle soaked in)

  1. (of a liquid) To wet a surface and be absorbed completely
  2. To spend time experiencing something
    • 2017 March 14, Stuart James, “Leicester stun Sevilla to reach last eight after Kasper Schmeichel save”, in the Guardian[1]:
      Wes Morgan and Marc Albrighton scored the goals that mean Leicester will join Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Juventus in the quarter-final draw in Nyon on Friday. Just let that soak in for a moment.

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