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English verb: rain cats and dogs

1. rain cats and dogs (weather) rain heavily


SamplesPut on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!.


ExamplesIt was rain cats and dogsing all day long


Synonymspelt, pour, rain buckets, stream


Pattern of useIt is ----ing


Broader (hypernym)rain, rain down


Narrower (hyponym)sheet, sluice, sluice down









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