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    Will any native speaker please help me with this?

    What does the phrase "all wet" mean, does it have a meaning of "wet all over"?

    Is there anything wrong with the following sentence:

    I was badly caught in the heavy rain and was all wet when I got home.

    Thank you!

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    I was caught in the heavy rain and was all wet (soaked by the rain, my clothing and body were completely wet) when I got home.

    "all wet" is also an expression to mean that something is "all wrong" but is not used very often; usually slang use.

    John is all wet with his decision to quit school.

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