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    #1

    It's always raining/ It always rains

    What's the difference in meaning:
    1) It's always raining in London
    2) It always rains in London.

    Can we say that in 1) someone expresses disappointment and annoyance and 2) is neutral, stating a fact?
    Last edited by englishhobby; 04-May-2015 at 16:02.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: It's always raining/ It often rains

    Neither is factually correct. London has many fine days.

    You will hear

    1) It's always raining when I go to London.
    2) It always rains in London when I'm there.

    They mean the same.

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    #3

    Re: It's always raining/ It often rains

    Why didn't you suggest a sentence using "It often rains" which appears in your title?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: It's always raining/ It often rains

    It was a mistake - I wanted to know about the difference between "It always rains" and "It's always raining".
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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