rain in

rain in

v.
1. To cause something to remain inside due to rain: We wanted to go hiking, but we were rained in.
2. To cause something to take place inside due to rain. Used chiefly in the passive: Our outdoor party was rained in, but we still managed to have fun.
See also: rain
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