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rain cats and dogs

rain cats and dogs English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Oct 22 2018

Themes: Time, Weather

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“Good morning, everybody! Today, it’s raining cats and dogs.”

—Ebaby!’s Sheila, speaking about getting a lot of rain

2. Video - Watch the video before learning the definition.

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

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rain heavily; rain a lot

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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It’s fall, and near Sheila, that means a lot of rain. In fact, it’s been raining cats and dogs lately. This doesn’t mean that animals are falling from the sky. Instead, it just means there is a lot of heavy rain.

In some places, it rains heavily in certain seasons, and people need to be careful because of all the water. Does it rain cats and dogs near your home? Which are the rainiest seasons in your country?

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Examples

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“I don’t want to go outside right now. It’s raining cats and dogs!”

“Was it raining cats and dogs at your house today?”

“My cousin says that it rains cats and dogs near his home every winter.”

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