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pour with 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 with rain the whole time we were there. It was pouring with rain as we drove up to the cemetery for the funeral.
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pour with rain

to rain heavily. (Said of the sky, day, morning, night, the weather, etc.) The sky was pouring with rain and the sun never shone from dawn to dusk. It poured with rain the entire night.
See also: pour, rain
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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