pour rain

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pour rain

To rain very heavily, especially for a long period of time. We were so looking forward to stretching out on the beach in the sunshine, but it poured rain the whole time we were there. It was pouring rain as we drove up to the cemetery for the funeral.
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pouring rain

very heavy rain. The children's clothes were soaked after they played out in the pouring rain. I waited in the pouring rain for the next bus.
See also: pour, rain
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It poured rain, it hailed, it thundered, and the lightning was so bright that it turned the night into day.
Classes in all levels in public and private schools were suspended Thursday as Tropical Depression 'Salome' poured rains over south Luzon.