SOME IDIOMS USING RAIN – PART 2
Glad to just catch you up at the tail end of the post on idioms using rain Part-1 I am thoroughly enjoying doing on this topic…. Here we go with the rest of the stuff with it……
7. It’s raining buckets out there
This implies that it is rainy too heavily….
I wish you don’t step out today, it’s raining buckets out there.
8. Charge it to the dust and let the rain settle it
This is just a funny way to say to someone that you are not ready to pay for something….. Well I personally did love the way it is used….
Hey! I guess you need to pay our canteen balance today….
Oh! I just couldn’t recollect… is it…. Charge it to the dust and let the rain settle it…..
9. When it rains it pours
This is the most common rain related idiom I have heard right from childhood… probably you too….
This means just the literal sense it conveys…. that is…. very easily when something bad or good happens…. something consecutively good or bad falls on line…. quite obviously…. follows….. This is what almost each one of us would have experienced…..
This week I find my wallet full with my bonus at office, when it rains it pours.
10. It’s raining pitchforks.
This means to have heavy showers of rain or a huge rainfall….
The school sports event would definitely be conducted even if it’s raining pitchforks.
11. Saving for a rainy day
This conveys the literal sense to safeguard or save something till the absolute need or requirement to use the stuff comes up……
I don’t think I need this luxury car right now, I am saving for a rainy day.
12. To rain stair rods
This too obviously means heavy rains…..
Unexpectedly, it’s raining stair rods in London right now.
Hey, I guess you had incredible fun learning these idioms using rains and sure you would have found them new….. and if you have some idioms with rains…. please do not forget to share it with me in the comment section…..
Catch you soon with yet another post…..