Definition of soak up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

soak up

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

    soak somethingup

     
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  1. 1to take in or absorb liquid Use a cloth to soak up some of the excess water.
  2. 2to absorb something into your senses, your body, or your mind We were just sitting soaking up the atmosphere.
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