Rain

rain check

Meaning: declining an offer that might be taken up later.

Example: He said he would take a rain check on visiting us today. Read on

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: The sunshower is said to occur when the devil is beating his wife in various German-speaking countries. Read on

run for cover

Meaning: to seek shelter

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

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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banker’s hours

Meaning: short working hours

Example: With our boss on leave, most of us worked banker's hours for the whole week. Read on

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