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    #1

    wet

    What do we say when one is totally wet of rain?

    He is _____.

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    #2

    Re: wet

    He is soaked. He is soaking wet.

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    #3

    Re: wet

    He is soaked.
    He is drenched.
    He is sopping wet.

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    #4

    Re: wet

    He is drenched by the continuous rain for the whole day.

    Is this right?

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    #5

    Re: wet

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    He is drenched by the continuous rain for the whole day.

    Is this right?
    Not quite. Possibly:
    He got caught in the rain and he is drenched. (Not drenched by.)
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    #6

    Re: wet

    Also "soaked to the skin."

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    #7

    Re: wet

    Quote Originally Posted by Delmobile View Post
    Also "soaked to the skin."
    He got caught in the rain and was soaked to the skin.

    * Is this right now?


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    #8

    Re: wet

    It is perfect now

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    #9

    Re: wet

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    He is soaked.
    He is drenched.
    He is sopping wet.
    Are these three interchangeable? I think they are!


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    #10

    Re: wet

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    Are these three interchangeable? I think they are!
    Well, define interchangeable now?! You've got an explanation for your befuddlement, so they have to be in a way ''interchangeable'', but you did bewilder me...

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