pour with rain


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pour with rain

to rain heavily. (Said of the sky, day, morning, night, the weather, etc.) The sky was pouring with rain and the sun never shone from dawn to dusk. It poured with rain the entire night.
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The soil is very light, and dries so quickly that, after the heaviest thunder-shower, I can walk over any of my paths in my thin shoes; and to keep the garden even moderately damp it should pour with rain regularly every day for three hours.
Not only did it pour with rain, at one stage it was literally deluging.
Neil King, trainer of Noble Bily "He's been in great form this season, but I would like to see it pour with rain.
The ground is fast there but if it happened to pour with rain we might run him if he gets in.
As we started back down it started to pour with rain and we arrived back soaked.
Greeting the waiting media, Charles said: 'I do hope it doesn't pour with rain.
What was very sad was to find the cafe closing its door at 2pm, just as it started to pour with rain.
I HAD hoped that it would pour with rain during last Saturday's march for "peace".
What we don't want is for it to pour with rain and the ground to come up heavy, but I think that's unlikely.
My friend looked at the sky and reckoned it would pour with rain overnight and put the river up again.
It began to pour with rain, and I mean bucket," she explains.