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rain or shine

No matter what the weather or other circumstances are like; even if it rains. Pack a poncho because the outdoor concert is happening 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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

rain or shine

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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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Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

(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

No matter what happens. This transfer of dubious weather to any uncertain conditions always implies that an activity or event will be carried out, no matter what the circumstances. It was in print by 1905, when Horace A. Vachell wrote (Hill), “With me you’re first, rain or shine.”
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