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    rain or shine

    Dear teachers,

    Would you tell me your opinion concerning the interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    I have a job which brings in thirty dollars a week, rain or shine. (I. Shaw, “The Gentle People”)

    rain and shine = by all means, no matter what happens,

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V

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    Re: rain or shine

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you tell me your opinion concerning the interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    I have a job which brings in thirty dollars a week, rain or shine. (I. Shaw, “The Gentle People”)

    rain and shine = by all means, no matter what happens,

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V
    Your guess is correct. "Rain or shine" means "under any circumstances" or "no matter what happens."

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