soak up

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If a soft or dry material soaks up a liquid, the liquid goes into the substance. The cells will promptly start to soak up moisture
engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
If something soaks up something such as money or other resources, it uses a great deal of money or other resources. Defence soaks up forty per cent of the budget
take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
If you soak up the atmosphere in a place that you are visiting, you observe or get involved in the way of life there, because you enjoy it or are interested in it. Keaton comes here once or twice a year to soak up the atmosphere. = absorb
soak up

    Türkische aussprache

    sōk ʌp


    /ˈsōk ˈəp/ /ˈsoʊk ˈʌp/


    [ 'sOk ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English soken, from Old English socian; akin to Old English sucan to suck.


    ... soak up the colorful atmosphere ...

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