Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Rain"

The meaning of "Rain" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does rain check mean?
A:
It means that when someone invites you to do something but you are busy. So you tell them that you'll have to take a rain check. Which means that you would like to go next time when you are not busy
Q: What does a rain check mean?
A: @Sasha_: A rain check is a promise that an unaccepted offer will be renewed in the future.

This term comes from baseball, where in the 1880s it became the practice to offer paying spectators a rain check entitling them to future admission for a game that was postponed or ended early owing to bad weather. By the early 1900s the term was transferred to tickets for other kinds of entertainment, and later to a coupon entitling a customer to buy, at a later date and at the same price, a sale item temporarily out of stock.
Q: What does make it rain mean?
A: "Demonstrate how wealthy you are to make yourself look good in front of people."

About 50 seconds into this video: https://youtu.be/6h36OGYBWVs
Q: What does "rained down" in 769 mean?
A: Came down from the sky like rain
Q: What does We could use a little rain. mean?
A: It means that the weather is a bit too dry and / or hot.
For example:
"Wow, it's been really hot recently. We could use a little rain to cool things off."
"These flowers are looking a little wilted. We could use a little rain."

Example sentences using "Rain"

Q: Please show me example sentences with rain buckets.
A: ‘It was raining buckets outside’(Raining a lot) & ‘It’s a good year for the farm when the rain buckets down’
Q: Please show me example sentences with take a rain check.
A: 2. Còn nếu di shopping mà hàng da~ hết thì người ta sẽ nói với bạn là.... You are going to have to take a rain check on this item.... Mình phải dat mua hàng trước rồi khi hàng về ho sẽ thông báo với mình dễ den' lấy
Q: Please show me example sentences with raining .
A: It is raining outside right now.
Do you like when it is raining or snowing?
If it is raining, we must stay inside.
Q: Please show me example sentences with it's raining.
A: thank you & you're very welcome
Q: Please show me example sentences with rain check.
A: Rain check means a promise that an unaccepted offer will be renewed in the future. Example: Let's go out later tonight.
I'd love to but I have an exam tomorrow so I'll take a rain check. ^_^



Synonyms of "Rain" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between If it rains tomorrow, I will not go. and If it rained tomorrow, I would not go. ?
A: As the others said rained is used incorrectly here. Rained is past tense while rains is future tense and raining is present tense.
Q: What is the difference between not long after, it rained and it's not long before it rained ?
A: "It's not long before it rained" means the moment you're talking about ("it") is not long before the moment when it rains. That's why it has the same meaning as "not long after, it rained" - you're measuring the same thing from different perspectives.
Q: What is the difference between I hope it dose't rain tomorrow and I hope it won't rain tomorrow ?
A: They mean the same thing. "I hope it doesn't rain" is the more common and natural though
Q: What is the difference between It feels like rain and it looks like rain ?
A: "Feels like" is based on your sense of touch or your general feeling. Maybe there is wind and the air is damp.

"Looks like" is based on your sense of sight. Maybe there are dark clouds in the sky.
Q: What is the difference between did it rain yesterday? A:No it was a nice day and B:No it didn't ?
A: They both mean the same thing. It's just two ways of expressing that it did not rain. The first answers the question with no, then describes how the day actually was. The second just states that it did not rain.

Translations of "Rain"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? with all the rain and wind
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? the rain has stopped,little rabbit went out to pick some mushrooms ,then she found an ant is crying ,why are you crying she said,the ant said I can't go home ,the rain rush away the bridge 。the rabbit had an idea,you can use my boot like a boat
A: The rain has stopped so the little rabbit went outside to pick some mushrooms. As the rabbit was picking mushrooms she found an ant crying. " Why are you crying?" asked the rabbit, "I cant go home, the rain has washed away the bridge" the ant replied. The rabbit had an idea and said to the ant " you can use my boot as a boat to get home".
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? '' it rains dogs and cats ''. Is it common this statement in UK?
A: 'Raining cats and dogs' is a phrase we use when it is raining heavily, and Yes it is pretty common, as it is almost always raining
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? raining very hard
A: Idiom: "it's raining cats and dogs"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 'The rain seems to be letting up'means....It's raining now and will be stop?
A: Yes. It is raining now and seems to be raining less and less.

Other questions about "Rain"

Q: it rains a lot tonight does this sound natural?
A: "It is raining" or "It has rained" would be more natural. English often prefers the present progressive over the simple present.
Q: It rains랑 it's rain 이랑 뭔차이에요?
A: It rains는 누군가에게 비가 온다고 말할 때 사용돼요
It's rain는 어디선가 오고 있어요
Q: Could you please correct my English?

I woke up to sound of pouring rain and thunder today's morning.
and then it turned to be really beautiful out there a hour later.
And now it start to be rain cats and dogs.
It's really weird weather today.
What's going on.
While I write this sentences, it to be sunny out there, this time.
Maybe it'll start to be rain again, probably.
How's the weather over there?
Oh, it began to rain now.
It's sunny, sun is shinning, but it's raining at the same time now.

Thank you.
A: I woke up to the sound of pouring rain and thunder this morning. Then, it became really beautiful out there, an hour later. Now, it is starting to rain cats and dogs. The weather is really weird today. What's going on? While I write these sentences, it will be sunny this time. Maybe it'll start to rain again.

It's sunny. The sun is shining, but it's raining at the same time.
Q: There has heavy rains in Taiwan recently.Many places were flooded. does this sound natural?
A: Heavy rain is a common term, and it is just fine to use whenever there is a heavy rain. :D

"It rained a lot, so many areas were flooded" is a more simple, casual way to say it as well.
Q: It rains a lot with thunder lighting in Osaka soon after it was strong windy like a tornado. It's terribly scaring. does this sound natural?
A: あーなるほど。

There was a strong wind like a tornado in Osaka, and soon after it rained a lot with thunder and lighting.

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