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rain cats and dogs

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Etymology

Unknown. Perhaps from Ancient Greek κατά (cata), against) and δόξα (doxa), opinion, expectation), but see Etymology in Citations

Verb

Infinitive
to rain cats and dogs

Third person singular
rains cats and dogs

Simple past
rained cats and dogs

Past participle
-

Present participle
raining cats and dogs

to rain cats and dogs (third-person singular simple present rains cats and dogs, present participle raining cats and dogs, simple past and past participle rained cats and dogs)
  1. (idiomatic) To rain very heavily.

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