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rain downto fall from the sky, as rainRate it:

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rain downto appear inexplicablyRate it:

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rain cats and dogsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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rain fire and brimstoneTo send horror or destruction.Rate it:

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rain chequeAny postponement, especially of an offer.Rate it:

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is it going to rainIs it going to rain?Rate it:

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make it rainto bring prosperity or work to an enterprise by selling, inventing or other productive or successful activityRate it:

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make it rainto throw a substantial amount of paper money so that it falls on a crowd, audience, performer, or group of performers, often as a way to show off one's wealthRate it:

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make it rainUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see make,‎ it,‎ rain.Rate it:

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Rain CheckA ticket stub that allows an individual to attend an event on behalf of a canceled one; a paper piece that allows someone to buy a sold-out product at discounted or sale price later onRate it:

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rain checkIn social interactions, a polite way to turn down an invitation, with the implication one is simply postponing it and that another time would be acceptable.Rate it:

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rain checkTo provide a service at a later date.Rate it:

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rain chequeAny voucher or note issued by a store to allow a customer to get a special or sale price later if an item is out of stock.Rate it:

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rain dogs and catsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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rain offto cancel (an event) due to excessive rainRate it:

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rain on one's paradeTo spoil someone's celebration.Rate it:

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rain on someone's paradeTo disappoint or discourage someone.Rate it:

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Rain on Your ParadeSpoiling day of an individual, particularly regarding special plans, instances, performances, celebrations, etcRate it:

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Rain or ShineIt doesn’t matter what the circumstances are or whatever happens; whatsoever the conditions or the weather isRate it:

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rain or shineRegardless of what the circumstances are, and how the weather is.Rate it:

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rain pitchforksTo rain heavily.Rate it:

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rain stopped playThe cessation of an activity or operation due to rain.Rate it:

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right as rainCorrect; factually accurate.Rate it:

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right as rainVery good; healthy.Rate it:

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right as rainright as rain expresses the truism. rain is from nature and a higher power, so therefore it has to be right because nature and the creator are never wrong!Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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argue downTo win an argument, verbal conflict or debate.Rate it:

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blow downTo knock over with an air current, most often wind.Rate it:

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buckle downTo put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself.Rate it:

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buttoned-downAlternative form of button-down.Rate it:

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dampen downto reduce the intensity ofRate it:

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down to a fine artHaving or showing exceptional proficiency.Rate it:

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down to the wireAt the very end of a process or project, especially one with a fast-approaching deadline.Rate it:

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hail downto appear inexplicablyRate it:

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hands downWithout much effort; easily.Rate it:

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hold downTo restrain; to check.Rate it:

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knuckle downTo get to work; to focus on a task.Rate it:

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on the down-lowIn secret.Rate it:

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pin downTo attach or secure with pins.Rate it:

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pipe downTo be quiet; to refrain from being noisy.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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power downTo switch off.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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shut downTo close, terminate, or end.Rate it:

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sit downTo cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.Rate it:

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strip downTo remove all of one's clothing.Rate it:

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wind downRelax; get rid of stress.Rate it:

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boil downAs an allusion to the cooking technique of reducing liquids by heat, one boils down a problem, argument, etc. to its most central elements.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.Rate it:

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cool downTo become cooler, to be reduced in temperature.Rate it:

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