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rain or shine

No matter what the weather or other circumstances are like. Pack a poncho because the outdoor concert is happening come rain or shine. Rain or shine, you can count on me to be there!
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rain or shine

no matter whether it rains or the sun shines. (See also come rain or shine.) Don't worry. I'll be there rain or shine. We'll hold the picnic—rain or shine.
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rain or shine

No matter what the circumstances, as in We promised we would finish the project tomorrow, rain or shine. This term, first recorded in 1905, still refers to weather, as well as other uncertainty, and always implies that an activity will be carried out, no matter what. For a synonym, see hell or high water.
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come rain or shine

If someone does something rain or shine or come rain or shine, they always do it, even when the weather is bad or other conditions make it difficult. He plays golf, come rain or shine, every Monday. She runs six miles every morning, rain or shine.
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(come) rain or shine

whether it rains or not; whatever the circumstances.
1994 BBC Top Gear Magazine But come rain or shine, there is a torrent of new convertibles about to reach the UK.
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Rain or Shine are currently bottom of the Governor's Cup eliminators standings after losing their first two games of the series.
In addition to the complimentary Rain or Shine Screen Saver, The Weather Channel recently launched Inbox Weather, a new service which allows users to receive customized weather conditions via e-mail, and Wireless Weather, a new Web site feature giving users access to weather information via digital cell phones or alphanumeric pagers.
Ranidel de Ocampo and Jason Castro, national team mainstays who are Talk 'N Text's leaders, canned big-time jumpers one after the other in the stretch on Wednesday night to key an 89-86 win over Rain or Shine in the PBA Commissioner's Cup eliminations at the Cuneta Astrodome.
Tournament Director Peter de Young said he expects the die-hard fans to turn up rain or shine, but tour officials decided to start today's round at 7:30 a.
SUPER SUB: TY Tang of Rain or Shine puts up a shot against Purefoods' Allein Maliksi.
rain or shine - until the weekend before the Christmas.
ONE-ON-ONE: Pau Lee of Rain or Shine being defended by NLEX's Wynne Arboleda.
BIG MOVE: Beau Belga of Rain or Shine goes for a layup against KIA's Kyle Pascual.
You go out there, rain or shine,'' joked Hreha, who caught his limit Friday.
Ogie MEnor of Blackwater, second left, fights for the ball with TY Tang and Raymond Almazan of Rain or Shine.
The 24, two-man crews work rain or shine on pothole complaints, each responsible for about 250 miles of streets, Scott said.
The star point guard, who was incommunicado ever since coming back from Spain together with other members of the Gilas Pilipinas squad more than a week ago, finally spoke to Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao with both seeming to have come to terms.
Volunteer coordinator Richard Cooper said the tents will cover participants, ensuring show time, rain or shine, as in years past.
No less than Rain or Shine co-owner Raymond Yu said last week that the team will have ready a maximum three-year pact for the 6-foot Lee, which would pay the former Rookie of the Year P420, 000 a month when he returns.
THREE-ON-ONE: Rain or Shine guard Paul Lee Paul Lee against the San Mig triple team of Joe Devance, Marqus Blakely and Marc Pingris.