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Raining Cats and Dogs

Raining Cats and Dogs

Example 1:

I didn’t expect this
kind of weather. It’s raining cats and dogs and I forgot my
umbrella. Needless to say, I’m going to get soaked on my way home. Hopefully I
won’t catch a cold!

Example 2:

Looks like we have to reschedule
the picnic. Forecasters predict really heavy rains this weekend. We won’t have
any fun in the park if it’s raining cats and dogs!

Meaning: Raining
cats and dogs
is a playful expression to describe very heavy rain.
This expression is usually used with “it.”

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