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    #1

    Question Rain and snow

    Is there any English term (phrase?) to name the action of raining and snowing at the same time?
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    Nyggus



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    #3

    Re: Rain and snow

    rain and snow together is called sleet we can say it is sleeting outside



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    #5

    Re: Rain and snow

    they are not pronounced the same


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    #7

    Re: Rain and snow

    The difference may not be that clear to you, but to natice speakers there is a difference. Sometimes it's hard to hear the differences in other languages, but the first is a short sound and the second a longer one to us.

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