I pictured my future self strolling through an Italian garden in the Mediterranean warmth, enjoying the shade of the cypress trees as the Valleys rain belted down
But as the rain belted down
on the pitch overnight it was always going to be touch and go as to whether the match went ahead.
There was a carnival atmosphere in Dublin as the sun belted down
on the hundreds of thousands of partygoers.
It proved a good day for big-servers as world number 14 John Isner belted down
22 aces to beat Spaniard Pablo Andujar 7-6(5) 1-6 6-3.
The American, who beat Britain's Heather Watson in the semi-finals, belted down
17 aces and said: "It is absolutely incredible to be able to win this tournament after so many other greats had done it.
I was one of about 100 people who slept rough outside Middlesbrough College in a night when it belted down
Fearing an attack on a member of staff, I belted down
the corridor to be met by a scene of devastation.
Rain belted down
for large parts of the game and there was a sea of mud on one side of the ground with parts of the pitch under water.
Doug belted down
the uneven pavement towards the little girl, scooped her up in his arms, and hurried out of the way of the wagon in the nick of time.
a soaked and mud-splattered Paul Mulrennan, trudging back to the weighing room after finishing unplaced as the rain belted down
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As we gained height the wind was stronger and it seemed someone had pulled the plug on the bath as the rain belted down
On arrival, we were stranded at the station by torrential rain which belted down
for nearly two hours, leaving us feeling, well, a bit daft in our summer clobber.
The 21-year-old Perry, who has belted down
18 aces in her three matches so far, plays Russian seventh seed Elena Dementieva for the first time.
The sun belted down
, making everything seem dusty, ancient and not of this world.
Taylor belted down
the right, got through the defence, then pulled the ball back for Asaba, who once again made no mistake.