raining cats and dogs

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present participle of rain cats and dogs
as in raining
to fall as water in a continuous stream of drops from the clouds Be sure to carry an umbrella today, because it's raining cats and dogs out there!

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“Raining cats and dogs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/raining%20cats%20and%20dogs. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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