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    Default it's raining cats and dogs

    Is this idiom widely used?
    What other weather idioms used in modern English could you think of ("at a push")?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Default Re: it's raining cats and dogs

    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    Is this idiom widely used?
    It's pretty uncommon outside English course books.

    Informally, we say it's bucketing/chucking it/p*ssing down in Br E.

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