rain on parade


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rain on someone's parade

 and rain on someone or something
Fig. to spoil something for someone. I hate to rain on your parade, but your plans are all wrong. She really rained on our plans.
See also: on, parade, rain

rain on somebody's parade

to spoil someone's plans or pleasure I'm sorry to rain on your parade, but you're not allowed to have food or drinks in the theater.
See also: on, parade, rain

rain on somebody's parade

to do something that spoils someone's plans I'm sorry to rain on your parade, but you're not allowed to have alcohol on the premises.
See also: on, parade, rain