pouring rain


: rain falling in large drops and with a lot of force
standing in the pouring rain

Examples of pouring rain in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Rafah, some Palestinians quickly dismantled their tents in the pouring rain and began leaving. Michael Levenson, New York Times, 6 May 2024 Nearly one year ago, Riker was late for practice and was driving in pouring rain that impaired his vision. Charles Baggarly, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 21 Mar. 2024 Theobald and her mom watched Swift in the pouring rain. Bryan West, USA TODAY, 28 Mar. 2024 Surveillance video provided by D.C. police shows the culprits getting out of a white sedan in pouring rain and hustling toward the store. Peter Hermann, Washington Post, 21 Mar. 2024 Meanwhile, pouring rain will drench much of the West Coast by the end of the week and into the weekend. Daniel Amarante, ABC News, 18 Jan. 2024 Ryan Gosling kissed Rachel McAdams in the pouring rain. Elaine Godfrey, The Atlantic, 10 Feb. 2024 During the first leg of the Eras Tour last year, Swift performed in the pouring rain during her stop at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, where her makeup miraculously stayed in place for three hours. Ariana Yaptangco, Glamour, 30 Jan. 2024 Bikinis, beer, Beach Boys music and Big Ben provide an incongruous setting for beach volleyball in the pouring rain smack in the middle of Horse Guards Parade. Linda Robertson, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024

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“Pouring rain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pouring%20rain. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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