raining cats and dogs

raining cats and dogs
сильный дождь; дождь льет, как из ведра

English-Russian australian expression. 2014.

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  • raining cats and dogs — When it is raining cats and dogs, it is raining very heavily …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • raining cats and dogs — raining hard, raining heavily    You need a raincoat, Dear. It s raining cats and dogs! …   English idioms

  • raining cats and dogs —    When it is raining cats and dogs, it is raining very heavily.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If it s raining cats and dogs, it is raining very heavily.     We ll have to cancel the picnic I m afraid it s raining cats and dogs …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • raining cats and dogs — to be raining in great amounts. It was raining cats and dogs by the time I got home …   New idioms dictionary

  • Raining cats and dogs —   When it is raining cats and dogs, it is raining very heavily …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • raining cats and dogs — Meaning Raining very heavily. Origin The phrase is supposed to have originated in england in the 17th century. City streets were then filthy and heavy rain would occasionally carry along dead animals. Richard Brome s The City Witt, 1652 has the… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • It's raining cats and dogs! — old fashioned something that you say when it is raining very heavily. It s raining cats and dogs out there! It s a wonder any of the men can see what they re doing! …   New idioms dictionary

  • (be) raining cats and dogs — be raining cats and ˈdogs idiom (informal) to be raining heavily Main entry: ↑rainidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • it's raining cats and dogs — it’s raining cats and dogs informal old fashioned phrase used for saying that a lot of rain is falling Thesaurus: to rain or snowsynonym Main entry: rain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Raining cats and dogs — raining very heavily …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • raining cats and dogs — raining very hard …   English contemporary dictionary


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