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chuck it down

Definition of chuck it down in English:

British informal Rain heavily.
Example sentences
  • For one thing, it's chucking it down with rain at the moment, so the warm evening sunshine is highly unlikely.
  • You'd go out in your shirt sleeves and it would chuck it down with rain, or you'd take your umbrella to work only to lose it on a park bench in the ensuing heatwave.
  • Abysmal weather today, it rained all day and absolutely chucked it down as I left work making driving home not much fun.
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