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idioms involving rain
Save for a rainy day
To save money for the future or for an emergency
Most employees said they weren’t going to spend their year-end bonuses, but save them for a rainy day.
When it rains, it pours.
When one bad thing happens, other bad things happen too
Toshio-san lost his job, his girlfriend, and his car keys last week; when it rains, it pours.
Come rain or shine
To do something regularly, regardless of the weather or other circumstances
Our company gives bonuses twice a year, come rain or shine.
Take a rain check
To politely decline an invitation but suggest acceptance at a later date
Tsuge-san asked if she could take a rain check on the dinner invitation because she had to work late at the office.
An employee who brings new business to the company
Takeyama-san is known as a rainmaker; she has brought in 18 of our 20 new clients.