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rain

US [reɪn]
UK [reɪn]
  • n.雨;雨水;(热带地区的)雨季;雨点般降落的东西
  • v.下雨;(使)大量降落
  • Web郑智薰;李彩桦;雨天
Plural Form:rains  Present Participle:raining  Past Tense:rained  
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n.
1.
[u][sing]
雨;雨水water that falls from the sky in separate drops
There will be rain in all parts tomorrow.
明天,各地区都会有雨。
Rain is forecast for the weekend.
预报周末有雨。
Don't go out in the rain.
下雨呢,别出去了。
It's pouring with rain(= raining very hard) .
大雨倾盆。
heavy/torrential/driving rain
大雨;倾盆大雨
The rain poured down.
雨瓢泼而下。
It looks like rain(= as if it is going to rain) .
好像要下雨。
A light rain began to fall.
开始下小雨。
I think I felt a drop of rain.
我好像感觉到掉雨点儿了。
2.
[pl]
(热带地区的)雨季the season of heavy continuous rain in tropical countries
The rains come in September.
雨季九月份开始。
3.
[sing]
~ of sth
雨点般降落的东西a large number of things falling from the sky at the same time
a rain of arrows/stones
箭密如雨;铺天盖地而来的石头
IDM
He goes jogging every morning, rain or shine.
他每天早晨出去跑步,风雨无阻。
come rain, come shine|(come) rain or shine
不论是雨或是晴;不管发生什么事whether there is rain or sun; whatever happens
He goes jogging every morning, rain or shine.
他每天早晨出去跑步,风雨无阻。
v.
1.
[i]
下雨whenit rains , water falls from the sky in drops
Is it raining?
下雨了吗?
It had been raining hard all night.
大雨下了一整夜。
It hardly rained at all last summer.
去年夏天几乎没怎么下雨。
It started to rain.
开始下雨了。
2.
[i][t]
(使)大量降落,雨点般落下to fall or to make sth fall on sb/sth in large quantities
Bombs rained (down) on the city's streets.
炸弹雨点儿似的落在这座城市的街道上。
Falling debris rained on us from above.
碎片从上面像雨点儿一样落在我们身上。
He covered his face as the blows rained down on him(= he was hit repeatedly) .
他在遭到雨点般的击打时护住了自己的脸。
The volcano erupted, raining hot ash over a wide area.
火山喷发,将炽热的火山灰洒落在一大片地域上。
IDM
be raining cats and dogs
(informal)
下倾盆大雨to be raining heavily
it never rains but it pours
不雨则已,一雨倾盆;祸不单行used to say that when one bad thing happens to you, other bad things happen soon after
rain on sbs parade
(informal)
煞风景;破坏原定的计划to spoil sth for sb

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