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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #102466: Rain and ways of raining
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    Rain and ways of raining


    a ) to rain heavily = to pelt, to rain cats and dogs (archaic), to rain in buckets , to piss down ( vulgar), to  chuck it down (popular), to pour

    B ) to rain gently = to drizzle, to sprinkle (unevenly as  from a watercan), to spit (used only in v-ing form).

    C) to rain rapidly , with light, repeated sounds  = to batter .

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    1. ' It's !'My grandfather always used to say on stormy evenings.
    2. She had to wait under a rain and got all wet.
    3. You don't need an umbrella : it's only (to rain lightly).
    4. It doesn't rain but it .
    5. 'it's ' is certainly something not to be said in front of teachers.
    6. To pour means ..............
    7. Look Mark! The sky's black: in a few minutes it will .
    8. As we got down to the beach, it began to gently.
    9. As she was lying on her bed, she liked to listen to the sound of rain off the window.
    10. We didn't need an umbrella: it was only (to rain in an uneven way, with small , infrequent drops).

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