rain cats and dogs
phrasal to rain heavily

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  • rain cats and dogs — or[rain buckets] or[rain pitchforks] {v. phr.}, {informal} To rain very hard; come down in torrents. * /In the middle of the picnic it started to rain cats and dogs, and everybody got soaked./ * /Terry looked out of the window and said, It s… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rain cats and dogs — or[rain buckets] or[rain pitchforks] {v. phr.}, {informal} To rain very hard; come down in torrents. * /In the middle of the picnic it started to rain cats and dogs, and everybody got soaked./ * /Terry looked out of the window and said, It s… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rain\ cats\ and\ dogs — • rain cats and dogs • rain buckets • rain pitchforks v. phr. informal To rain very hard; come down in torrents. In the middle of the picnic it started to rain cats and dogs, and everybody got soaked. Terry looked out of the window and said, It s …   Словарь американских идиом

  • rain cats and dogs — ► rain cats and dogs rain heavily. Main Entry: ↑rain …   English terms dictionary

  • rain cats and dogs — verb rain heavily Put on your rain coat it s pouring outside! • Syn: ↑pour, ↑pelt, ↑stream, ↑rain buckets • Derivationally related forms: ↑pelter (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rain cats and dogs — rain very hard It has been raining cats and dogs all morning …   Idioms and examples

  • rain cats and dogs — rain heavily. → rain …   English new terms dictionary

  • rain cats and dogs — verb To rain very heavily. Syn: bucket, bucket down, chuck it down, rain buckets, rain pitchforks, pelt, piss down, pour …   Wiktionary

  • rain cats and dogs — idi to rain very heavily or steadily …   From formal English to slang

  • Cats and dogs — may refer to:# Cats Dogs , a 2001 children s film # Cats and Dogs , a 1993 album by Royal Trux # Cats and Dogs , a 2003 album by Talisman # Cats and Dogs , an 1926 essay by H.P. Lovecraft arguing the superiority of cats #The English phrase it s… …   Wikipedia

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