llover a cántaros

llover a cántaros
figurado to rain cats and dogs
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llover a cántaros
to pour down, rain cats and dogs
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to rain cats and dogs, pour (down); rain buckets
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(v.) = rain + cats and dogs, tip + it down with rain, pelt + (it down) with rain, chuck + it down with rain, piss + it down with rain, lash + it down with rain, teem with + rain, hammer + it down with rain, the heavens + open, rain + pour down, pour down, pour down with + rain
Ex. Two years in a row now it has rained cats and dogs leading up to this event.
Ex. When they left it was tipping it down with rain, with bolts of lightning all around them, but on Sunday they woke up to glorious sunshine.
Ex. When we were in sight of Kew Gardens it suddenly pelted it down with rain so heavy the window wipers couldn't cope.
Ex. The bad news from Durban is that it's chucking it down with rain and I can't see us starting on time.
Ex. What Coleridge was getting at is that here in Manchester it constantly pisses it down with rain.
Ex. It doesn't really matter which day of the week it is, or if it's lashing it down with rain, sleet or snow, there's always going to be a crowd.
Ex. Whatever the fiord's mood, teeming with rain or with sun glistening on deep water, it will inspire you.
Ex. She woke up and was greeted by a gray sky that decided to hammer it down with rain the second she got out of the house.
Ex. These are some of the shots I took before the heavens opened and we bolted for the car.
Ex. While the rain poured down, the course never became unplayable because of unseasonably dry weather over the winter in San Diego.
Ex. It poured down just after 9:30pm and the roads were like rivers.
Ex. Perhaps inevitably as soon as the washing was hanging up, the sky darkened and it started to pour down with rain.
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(v.) = rain + cats and dogs, tip + it down with rain, pelt + (it down) with rain, chuck + it down with rain, piss + it down with rain, lash + it down with rain, teem with + rain, hammer + it down with rain, the heavens + open, rain + pour down, pour down, pour down with + rain

Ex: Two years in a row now it has rained cats and dogs leading up to this event.

Ex: When they left it was tipping it down with rain, with bolts of lightning all around them, but on Sunday they woke up to glorious sunshine.
Ex: When we were in sight of Kew Gardens it suddenly pelted it down with rain so heavy the window wipers couldn't cope.
Ex: The bad news from Durban is that it's chucking it down with rain and I can't see us starting on time.
Ex: What Coleridge was getting at is that here in Manchester it constantly pisses it down with rain.
Ex: It doesn't really matter which day of the week it is, or if it's lashing it down with rain, sleet or snow, there's always going to be a crowd.
Ex: Whatever the fiord's mood, teeming with rain or with sun glistening on deep water, it will inspire you.
Ex: She woke up and was greeted by a gray sky that decided to hammer it down with rain the second she got out of the house.
Ex: These are some of the shots I took before the heavens opened and we bolted for the car.
Ex: While the rain poured down, the course never became unplayable because of unseasonably dry weather over the winter in San Diego.
Ex: It poured down just after 9:30pm and the roads were like rivers.
Ex: Perhaps inevitably as soon as the washing was hanging up, the sky darkened and it started to pour down with rain.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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