Rain

rain or shine

Meaning: Doing something regularly regardless of the circumstances.

Example: My brother is an early riser, but he runs at sunrise, come rain or shine. Read on

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

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call bluff

Meaning: to challenge to prove one's claim, when they are likely attempting to deceive

Example: When the employee threatened to quit if he was not given a pay rise, the boss called his bluff. Read on

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