In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(soak)empaparto get drenched — empaparse
- I'm absolutely drenched — estoy empapado
- She narrowly escaped getting drenched by a couple of sprinklers.
- Not even a rogue wave which suddenly washed over the side, drenching everyone, could dampen spirits for very long.
- The rain drenched their distinctive purple uniforms, but that didn't dampen the spirits of the shell-suit Samaritans.
- ‘When you water the plant, the cactus should be drenched thoroughly’, says a gardener.
- He was drenched as thoroughly as she was, his shirt clinging to him like a second skin.
- This island has already been drenched, first by Hurricane Dennis, then by Hurricane Rita.
- 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.
- The rain rolled off my cuts and soaked me to the core, washing my face; drenching me and my disturbed state of mind.
- The most delayed arrival of North-East monsoon was recorded in 1992 and 2000 when it started drenching the State on November 2.
- We would be drenched to the skin when we returned.
- The waves washed against the cars and drenched those on the top.
- She had a suitcase in her hand, and was drenched.
- We were both immobilized, despite being severely drenched, by our chorus of hysterical laughter.
- 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.
- More than a foot of rain drenched the Dallas area overnight.
- The monsoon rains in the region have been the heaviest for almost a century and, yesterday, western India was drenched again.
- 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.
- A few floors down, sprinklers came on, drenching everything.
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