it never rains but it pours
Definition of it never rains but it pours
chiefly British, informal
—used to say that when something bad happens other bad things usually happen at the same time The team not only lost the game but three of its best players were injured. It never rains but it pours.
Word by Word Definitions
: not ever : at no time
: not in any degree : not under any condition
: water falling in drops condensed from vapor in the atmosphere
: the descent of this water
: water that has fallen as rain : rainwater
: to send down rain
: to fall as water in drops from the clouds
: to fall like rain
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