tdol said:'Raining cats and dogs' is a strange idiom- every student in the world knows it, yet I never hear any native speaker use it here in the UK.;-)
tdol said:It's pouring, chucking it down, or p*ss*ng it down. :lol:
tdol said:We do say that and just 'coming down'. ;-)
Beeuurkes said:Than, you tends to use that idiom, don't you ?
RonBee said:I'm sure I have heard it.
Beeuurkes said:RonBee said:I'm sure I have heard it.
Thank you RonBee, that's all I wanted to know. :wink:
It's one of my favourite. I use it quite often in French.
Susie Smith said:There's another Brazilian one with a similar meaning - "no dia de São Nunca" (on St. Never's Day) Do you have that one in French too?
bmo said:What would you say are the five most popular idioms or proverbs in use today? Would "Raining cats and dogs " be one of them?