bucket down

bucket down

Of rain, to pour down heavily and at great length. It started bucketing down just as I began cycling home.
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So, provided it doesn't bucket down overnight, he has everything, and I do mean everything, in his favour here.
I bought a bag of lamb creep pellets and I've been taking a bucket down twice a day, just to get them to come to me.
of Camarillo, carrying a bulldozer with a front-loading bucket down the Conejo Grade of the Ventura Freeway on Feb.
Set the pan or bucket down, and you're free to walk away and do other chores.
The rain continued to bucket down, but there was no spoiling this party.
The forecast suggests it will bucket down with rain, so we just have to hope that makes conditions sloshy, rather than the holding surface he hates.
Sure it's cheaper, and better for the environment and stopping the global warming from making it bucket down in the middle of August, but it's also depressing and who was it that said that any man travelling by bus over the age of 26 was a failure?
Tagula Sunrise is sure to give us a decent show on any ground but, if it does bucket down, get settled by the pay-out window ready to collect.
He needs an extreme trip and I would like it to absolutely bucket down tonight.
But the rain continued to bucket down during the match, leaving the pitch treacherous underfoot, although this was not enough to put off two hardy Zenit fans who watched the game barechested.
The forecasters told us it would bucket down in the first Test of the summer between England and Zimbabwe.
It would need the heavens to open, but if it did bucket down from here to the weekend then I'd give him a run there.
The rain is forecast to bucket down in West Yorkshire for the best part of today and that is certain to suit Britain.
Molloy was agonisingly close again midway through the half with a low shot across goal as the rain began to bucket down and Bohs laid siege to the goal and inevitably the fourth goal arrived through Crowe in the 67th minute.
But as I'm not, I'll tell you to take your macs racing today because it's going to bucket down.