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Instant Idiom soak __________

What’s the missing word?

soak __________– learn quickly, take in information

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The right answer is:

 

 

soak

up.

(soak means to take in a liquid = something wet.)

Here are some examples of how you can use it:

Those students are very clever. They soak up everything you teach them.

He’s young and his mind is supple. He soaks up new information easily.

Barry travelled to Albania to soak up local folklore dances.

She soaked up the song; after hearing it only once she could play it from memory.

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