- vt. 吸收，吸入；沉浸在（工作或学习中）；使……上下湿透
- vi. 浸泡；渗透
- n. 浸；湿透；大雨
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1. suck => soak.
来自古英语 socian,浸泡，字面意思为吮吸，来自 Proto-Germanic*sukana,吮吸，来自 PIE*sug, 吮吸，来自 PIE*seue,汁液，液体，词源同 suck,soup.引申诸相关词义。
- soak: [OE] Soak and suck come from the same ultimate source, the prehistoric Germanic base *suk-. It appears to have been a fairly late Germanic formation, for its only known immediate relative is West Frisian soken or zoken ‘soak’.
- soak (v.)
- Old English socian (intransitive) "to soak, to lie in liquid," from Proto-Germanic *sukon (cognates: West Flemish soken), possibly from PIE *sug-, from root *seue- (2) "to take liquid" (see sup (v.2)). Transitive sense "drench, permeate thoroughly" is from mid-14c.; that of "cause to lie in liquid" is from early 15c. Meaning "take up by absorption" is from 1550s. Slang meaning "to overcharge" first recorded 1895. Related: Soaked; soaking. As a noun, mid-15c., from the verb.
- 1. There'll be ample opportunity to relax, swim and soak up some sun.
- 2. What I need is to soak in a hot tub.
- 3. I was having a long soak in the bath.
- 4. Soak the walnuts in brine for four or five days.
- 5. The cells will promptly start to soak up moisture.
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