Rain

the devil is beating his wife

Meaning: raining whereas the sun is shining

Example: Today, the devil is beating his wife in our city - it's raining cats and dog and sun is also shining. Read on

run for cover

Meaning: to seek shelter

Example: We ran for cover as soon as the storm broke. Read on

rain check

Meaning: to give an assurance of not doing something right now but later

Example: The couple took a rain check today from the school duties because it is their anniversary and they wanted to spend the day together. Read on

when it rains, it pours

Meaning: to have a good or bad news enlarged by circumstances

Example: The restaurant owners had the best of everything at one point. But you know what they say, when it rains, it pours. Today they are left with absolutely nothing. Read on

take a rain check

Meaning: decline an offer that might be taken up later

Example: I'll take a rain check on the party tonight, I have a lot of work to finish right now. Read on

raining cats and dogs

Meaning: too much heavy rain

Example: It's raining cats and dogs I am worried about how my kids will reach home. Read on

Idiom of the Day

all Greek to me

Meaning: used to convey that you cannot understand what is being said or written

Example: Don't try to explain the technicalities of how this machine works; it would be all Greek to me. Read on

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