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    Post When it is pours, it rains

    Explain please what is the meaning of this proverb..

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    Re: When it is pours, it rains

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhietu View Post
    Explain please what is the meaning of this proverb..
    The saying is: "When it rains, it pours".

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    Re: When it is pours, it rains

    You have the proverb slightly wrong and the two verbs the wrong way round. It's "It never rains but it pours". It means that when something bad happens, it's not just something a little bit bad, it's something absolutely terrible. People also use it to mean that after something bad happens, it's frequently followed by several other bad things. It's like a big rainstorm of bad stuff. "Pouring rain" is worse than just "rain".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: When it is pours, it rains

    Morton Salt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Many Americans know this as an advertising slogan for a salt company. "When it rains, it pours" refers to the fact that the table salt remains free-flowing even when it is humid.

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