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rain
British English: /reɪn/
American English: /reɪn/

Translation of rain in German:

noun

  • 2 [figurative]
    (of arrows, blows, etc.)
    Hagel, der
  • 3in pl. (falls of rain) See examples:the rains
    die Regenzeit

intransitive verb

  • 1 impers. it rains or is raining it starts raining or to rain
    es fängt an zu regnen
    cat 1, → pour 2 1
  • 2
    (Tränen)
    (Konfetti, Reis)
    niedergehen
    on auf + Akk.
    (Schläge) on auf + Akk.
    bombs rained on many cities
    auf viele Städte regnete es Bomben

transitive verb

  • prasseln od. hageln lassen
    (Schläge, Hiebe)
    regnen lassen
    (Reis, Konfetti)
    rain abuse on somebody
    eine Schimpfkanonade gegen jemanden loslassen
    [colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

rain down

intransitive verb
(Schläge, Steine, Flüche usw.)
(Schüsse, Kugeln usw.)
niederhageln

rain off

(American English) rain out
transitive verb be rained off or out (be terminated)
wegen Regen abgebrochen werden
(be cancelled)
wegen Regen ausfallen
[colloquial] [humorous]

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