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    Default When it pours, it rains.

    When everything happens at one time.

    Can it either be good or bad?

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    Default Re: When it pours, it rains.

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    When everything happens at one time.

    Can it either be good or bad?
    I am not a teacher.

    I have only encountered this phrase in a negative sense.

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    Me too (and not a teacher either)

    FRC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Me too (and not a teacher either)

    FRC
    It never rains, but it pours.

    The connotation is negative.

    :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Susie Smith
    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Me too (and not a teacher either)

    FRC
    It never rains, but it pours.

    The connotation is negative.

    :wink:

    I think so too.

    Thanks everyone.
    Thanks, Susan. @->--

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    I heard someone said 'I have 5 parties this week. When it rains, it pours.'

    So I presume party is not his cup of tea. Right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I heard someone said 'I have 5 parties this week. When it rains, it pours.'

    So I presume party is not his cup of tea. Right?
    Well, When it rains, it pours can have a positive meaning as well, like the one you mentioned. :D

    Let's say I'm looking for a job, and it's been two months now that I can't seem to find a job, then, all of a sudden I get four phone calls from four companies asking me to interview with them. With a smile, I'd shout,

    "When it rains, it pours!" :D

    In other words, when something gets started, watch out, because it's going to hit full force. That's its nature. Just like rain, right?

    All the best,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I heard someone said 'I have 5 parties this week. When it rains, it pours.'

    So I presume party is not his cup of tea. Right?
    Well, When it rains, it pours can have a positive meaning as well, like the one you mentioned. :D

    Let's say I'm looking for a job, and it's been two months now that I can't seem to find a job, then, all of a sudden I get four phone calls from four companies asking me to interview with them. With a smile, I'd shout,

    "When it rains, it pours!" :D

    In other words, when something gets started, watch out, because it's going to hit full force. That's its nature. Just like rain, right?

    All the best,
    That's right! Context is very important.
    :wink:

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    The luck hasn't been on me for ages. But I still buy 5 lottery tickets each week to see any dog chance. 5 minutes ago, I checked my first lotto, BINGO.
    The second, WOW.
    The third, BANG!
    The fourth, Jesus!
    The fifth, HOLYSH*T!

    When it rains, it pours. Am i right? :)



    It's a wishful thinking though. 8)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cambridge dict
    said when one bad thing happens, followed by a lot of other bad things, which make a bad situation worse
    Applying the expression to positive situations would be some sort of extention then, right?

    FRC

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