Translation of drench in Spanish:


empapar, v.

Pronunciation /drɛn(t)ʃ/

See Spanish definition of empapar

transitive verb

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    to get drenched empaparse
    • I'm absolutely drenched estoy empapado
    • ‘When you water the plant, the cactus should be drenched thoroughly’, says a gardener.
    • If you're still not wet by the end, there's a giant power shower to make sure you're thoroughly drenched.
    • I taunted the rain to soak me, drenching what bit parts it hadn't already.
    • Startled, he stumbled back, suddenly aware of the fact he was thoroughly drenched by the rain.
    • He was drenched as thoroughly as she was, his shirt clinging to him like a second skin.
    • The rain rolled off my cuts and soaked me to the core, washing my face; drenching me and my disturbed state of mind.
    • Not even a rogue wave which suddenly washed over the side, drenching everyone, could dampen spirits for very long.
    • The waves washed against the cars and drenched those on the top.
    • The most delayed arrival of North-East monsoon was recorded in 1992 and 2000 when it started drenching the State on November 2.
    • A few floors down, sprinklers came on, drenching everything.
    • We would be drenched to the skin when we returned.
    • More than a foot of rain drenched the Dallas area overnight.
    • She had a suitcase in her hand, and was drenched.
    • We were both immobilized, despite being severely drenched, by our chorus of hysterical laughter.
    • She narrowly escaped getting drenched by a couple of sprinklers.
    • The monsoon rains in the region have been the heaviest for almost a century and, yesterday, western India was drenched again.
    • This island has already been drenched, first by Hurricane Dennis, then by Hurricane Rita.
    • The rain drenched their distinctive purple uniforms, but that didn't dampen the spirits of the shell-suit Samaritans.
    • I pushed some sheep out of the way to get a better view and almost drenched myself in the spray of freezing-cold water in the process.
    • I'm supposed to be on my summer holidays, but I can't go outside because the rain is so heavy I'd be drenched in seconds.
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