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it never rains but it pours

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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /ˈɪt ˈne.vər ˈreɪnz ˈbət ˈɪt ˈpɔːrz/
    • /ɪt ˈne.və(r) reɪnz bʌt ɪt pɔːz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈɪt ˈne.vər ˈreɪnz ˈbət ˈɪt ˈpɔːrz/

Definitions of it never rains but it pours words

  • phrase it never rains but it pours You can use the expression it never rains but it pours to mean that several unfortunate events often happen at the same time. 0
  • noun it never rains but it pours events, esp unfortunate ones, come together or occur in rapid succession 0

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Parts of speech for It never rains but it pours

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

it never rains but it pours popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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