One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Immerse oneself in (a particular experience, activity, or interest)‘he soaked himself in the music of Mozart’
- ‘This is not a college course, it's a living proposition, here for you to use, to dive into and soak yourself in.’
- ‘On the other hand, it was admirable to see the way he soaked himself in England, and acquired a perfect mastery of English, even if his English remained a little stiff.’
- ‘I tried to soak myself in the story, to let the notes and phrases marinate in my head.’
- ‘He went about researching the war meticulously, soaking himself in the plentiful documentary material from this most media-infiltrated of conflicts.’
- ‘Like a field absorbing fresh spring rains, we can continue to soak ourselves in the Spirit's presence, absorbing more and more of his life.’
- ‘He grew up soaking himself in the traditional Greek music.’
- ‘Recording equipment has become cheap and accessible to an extent unforeseeable 30 years ago, while the globalisation of music makes it easy for musicians to soak themselves in a multiplicity of sources.’
- ‘He had soaked himself in all his books from the intervening years.’
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