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Meaning of "it never rains but it pours" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS

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Istria
it
it does exactly what it says on the tin
It girl
it stands to reason
It.
it´d
it´ll
it´s
It´s cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey.
it´s early days
it´s London to a brick
ITA
itacism
itacolumite
itaconic acid
ital.

WORDS THAT END LIKE IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS

after-hours
business hours
colours
concours
contours
favours
honours
hours
of ours
of yours
office hours
opening hours
ours
Respectfully yours
the small hours
the vapours
Tours
twenty-four hours
velours
yours

Synonyms and antonyms of it never rains but it pours in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «it never rains but it pours» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS

Find out the translation of it never rains but it pours to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of it never rains but it pours from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «it never rains but it pours» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

它从来没有下雨,但盆满钵满
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nunca vienen solas
570 millions of speakers

English

it never rains but it pours
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

यह बारिश कभी नहीं लेकिन यह pours
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

انها تمطر أبدا ولكنه يصب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

никогда не идет дождь , но это выливается
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nunca chove mas transborda
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বৃষ্টি না কিন্তু এটি একা আসে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

il ne pleut jamais , mais il verse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ia tidak pernah hujan tetapi ia mencurahkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

es nie regnet , aber es gießt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

二度あることは三度ある
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그 비가 적이 지만 넣는다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ora tau udan nanging ora bisa udan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nó không bao giờ trời mưa nhưng nó đổ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அது மழைக்காலமே இல்லை ஆனால் அது ஊற்றுகிறது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कधी कधी पाऊस पडत नाही तर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aksilikler hep üst üste gelir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

non piove mai , ma si riversa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nigdy nie pada , ale leje
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ніколи не йде дощ , але це виливається
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

niciodată nu plouă , dar se revarsă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ποτέ δεν βρέχει, αλλά χύνει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dit nooit reën , maar dit skink
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

det aldrig regnar , men det häller
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

det aldri regner , men det pours
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of it never rains but it pours

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS»

The term «it never rains but it pours» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.583 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS»

Discover the use of it never rains but it pours in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to it never rains but it pours and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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英语常见问题解答大词典: pu ji ben
never. . . but (that) 623 never. . . but (that) It never rains but it pours. ГЯ1 ТШёШЩЙ "[H] It never rains but it pours. C^TffiME , — . w ж a » * e , IB a M not. rains but (that) it (not) pours. ТМИВ.— ТАЖА*Ж.)А that... not ij : No task is so difficult but we ...
赵振才, 2002
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A Dictionary of Proverbs
It never RAINS but it pours An archaic use of but to introduce an inevitable accompanying circumstance. 1726J. ARBUTHNOT(title) It cannot rain but it pours . 1770C. BURNEYMusic, Men and Manners in France and Italy (1974) 22 July 54 The ...
Jennifer Speake, 2008
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The Kellys and the O'Kellys: A Novel
IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS. When Frank had read his two letters from Grey Abbey, he was in such a state of excitement as to be unable properly to decide what he would immediately do. His first idea was to gallop to Tuam, as fast as his  ...
Anthony Trollope, 1860
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Golden Ballast
CHAPTER XXXVII IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS IT was in the Calle San Pedro just beyond the wharf that he told her. Their home was gone, their money was gone, their prospects seemed almost hopeless. Sheila took the news of the lost ...
H. De Vere Stacpoole, 2008
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美國最新口語
М. (The bad things come in successon has problems one after another; it never rains, but it pours. •frSome peoople face one unlucky situation after another. It never rains, but it pours. Rats desert a sinking ship.
懷中, 2005
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The Dennes of Daundelyonn
IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS. " We might have been married, for Jane had an offer." My Aunt's Asseveration. "It never rains but it pours" — so says the old proverb ; and its application was never more apposite than now at Daundelyonn.
Elizabeth Proby, 1859
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Soul Talking Wisdom in Rhyme
... COME WATCHING NATURE PERISH IN THE DROUGHT FLOWERS BOW THEIR WEARY HEADS TREES ARE DROPPING LEAVES AND I WONDER WHAT THIS LESSON'S ALL ABOUT IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS THESE WORDS ...
Mahri Best, 2010
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Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking
Mary Stuart was the cousin of elizabeth I. It never rains, but it pours. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6 . 7. ... For example, the sentence “It never rains, but it pours” can be “translated” as “every time of raining is a time of pouring,” which is a standard A sentence. 1.
Merrilee Salmon, 2012
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
Or, The blood test showed a disappointingly high toxic level; it is what it is. it never rains but it pours When something occurs it often does so to excess. For example, First Aunt Sue said she and Uncle Harry were comingfor the weekend and ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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ANNE OF GREEN GABLES [13 BOOK DELUXE COLLECTION] Anne of ...
“What does 'it never rains but it pours' mean?“ "Oh, it means if anything happens something else is sure to happen,“ said the Story Girl. "I'll illustrate. There's Mrs. Murphy. She never had a proposal in her life till she was forty, and then she had ...
L.M. Montgomery

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term it never rains but it pours is used in the context of the following news items.
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Talk of the Toun. An Open diary
It never rains but it pours of course and in sodden Scotland, a country so moist even the clouds have moss growing on the inside of them, it absolutely hammers ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
2
Chief Inspector of Schools recalls 'tantrum' over spilt paint during …
It never rains but it pours, though, and the exam board is striving to cope with another difficulty. Apparently, a move towards online marking left ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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Drug Kingpin's Escape Sets Back Mexican Leader - WSJ
It never rains but it pours for President Peña Nieto,” said Soledad Loaeza, a political scientist at El Colegio de México university. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
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Alonso in the points but McLaren-Honda struggle at Silverstone
They say it never rains but it pours and while Silverstone stayed mainly dry, McLaren's hopes of an impressive home Grand Prix were washed ... «Get Surrey, Jul 15»
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Shamrock Rovers earn big pay-day as Kieran Marty Waters double …
It never rains but it pours for Kieran Marty Waters. The Shamrock Rovers left winger's two goals took his tally to six in his last six games and ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Cider loses its a-peel as Bulmers and Magners maker C&C says …
It never rains but it pours. The unseasonably cold weather in May has put pub-goers off ice-filled pints of cider, the maker of Magners and ... «City A.M., Jul 15»
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September 2014 Tragedy: It Never Rains but It Pours
And now it rained again. Again in a way creating panic among us. Again we started moving towards safer places. Again all unfortunate events ... «Only Kashmir, Jun 15»
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Sound Blaster FRee: A Waterproof Portable Speaker / Sound Card …
It never rains but it pours. Not only does the Creative Sound Blaster FRee let you shower to music and rap along with Biggie for ten hours ... «DigitalVersus, Jun 15»
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It never rains but it pours
THE EXCHANGE. It never rains but it pours. SIDHARTH BIRLA. Comment · print · T+. T+ · T-. inShare0. We've been here before: Why should it ... «Hindu Business Line, Jun 15»
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PIC: L'Équipe are really enjoying reporting John Delaney's latest …
It never rains but it pours, and for the FAI at the moment they need a monsoon to try and put out the various fires that keep popping up all over the place. «SportsJOE, Jun 15»

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