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    #1

    soak up the atmosphere

    "South Carolina's premier tourist destination. It's scenery and leisure industry attract more than 1.5 million visitors each year to play golf, relax on the beaches, or just to soak up the atmosphere"

    What does it mean by "soak up the atmosphere" used in the above ?

    https://books.google.com.tr/books?id...k%20up&f=false

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    #2

    Re: soak up the atmosphere

    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dict...sh/soak-sth-up
    Scroll down to 'soak up the atmosphere'.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: soak up the atmosphere

    The quoted text contains it's​ where it should say "its". This is a common error among native Anglophones.
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