When it rains, it pours meaning

What does the saying 'When it rains, it pours' mean?

Idiom: When it rains, it pours

Meaning: This idiom means that when things go wrong, a lot of things go wrong at the same time.

Country: International English | Subject Area: Weather | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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