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7 Weather Idioms

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People, especially English people, love talking about the weather and there are lots of weather related idioms.

Have you come across any of these idioms before?

Read through the meanings of the idioms and then check your understanding by choosing the correct idiom for each sentence below.

Let us know how you do!

Idioms

As right as rain - Feeling fine and healthy.

Take a rain check - Ask to rearrange a meeting.

Come rain or shine - no matter what the weather/situation.

On cloud nine - extremely happy.

Rain on my parade - if someone rains on your parade, they ruin your pleasure or plans.

Throw caution to the wind - forget all your commitments and do something crazy.

Steal my thunder - if someone steals your thunder, they take the attention away from you.

Choose the correct idiom for each sentence:

  • 1. I don't feel sick anymore, I feel ___!



  • 2. I'm really sorry, I don't think I can make it to the cinema tonight. Can we ___?



  • 3. I always walk to work, ___ It's good exercise.



  • 4. I don't want to work tomorrow. Let's ___ and fly to Mexico!



  • 5. Ever since I won the lottery, I feel like I'm ___!



  • 6. I can't believe you told our parents you're pregnant the day I told them I'm getting married, you're always ___.



  • 7. I was excited about the weekend but then, of course, my boss came along and ___.







Comments

Idioms

I like IDIOMS!!!!!They are interesting and funny!

Thank you for the Lesson!:)

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weather idioms

 1. Last weekend john met with a minor accident .After a couple o' days bed rest it is apparent that he feels as right as rain.

 2. If i got my first accoustic guitar this month,I would be on cloud nine .:)

 3. The general meeting of EC ltd was going to be held on saturday but due to some uncertain circumstances it seemed that it couldn't be held and the appointed chairman of the meeting had to take a rain check .:)]

 4. I assured my friend that i'd turn up at the party come rain or shine .;)

 5. The thieves dodged the police very cleverly .The thieves were supposed to be busted by police and after striving ,ofcourse ,they nabbed them and rained on thier parade.=D>

 6.Yesterday Katy and john went to a resturaunt for dinner along with their neighbours .It was just a get together . Johh was getting so much attention and praise for his great success that night.But when it came to pay the bill ,tom (a very rich man ) paid it and stole his thunder cuz john didn't have enough money to pay the bill due to the extortionate prices of the resturaunt.L)

 7. Mr. and Mrs smith went to a meeting and greyson (son) promised them to study until they come.Greyson deliberately threw a caution to the wind and invited all his friends for a small party.Naughty child he is  :P

 

Please take a look at the sentences whether they are correct or not .

I've been wondering what is subjunctive ? Is there any lesson on subjunctive over here ? if yes please let me know the link so that i could find it easily .

Thanx a lot for the lesson .It was awesome *applause*

request for checking

 This time i made a slight change in writing example sentences using above idioms.I requested for checking my sentences so that i could get to know whether my change got me a good result or not.But what i see is it hasn't been checked yet .I request you again please take a look at the sentences and let me know ,do i need to make any improvemment  in it ? Cuz everytime you suggest any change(s) to consider ,It enhances the quality of text. 

Please!! I'll be grateful to you .

Thanx in advance  

Everyone likes idioms. 1.

Everyone likes idioms.


1. Couple days ago I had a problem with my back (Don’t laugh; I’m sure that I’m the oldest user and fan of this site). After a special gym, biking and swimming I fill as right as rain now.

2. The dentist has gotten sick and he asked his patients to take a rain check.

3. We have organized a group for heel and toy walk. One of our strict rules is to get out come rain or shine.

4. She had on cloud nine yesterday – she won at a piano competition.

5. His behavior was unacceptable - it was rain on our parade.

6. Bill always gets throw caution to the wind. I will never trust him again.

7. Kate made a cake for a party. It was very first time when she succeeded. Out of blue her cousin brought her famous pie. Kate went bananas - she has stolen Kate’s thunder.


 

RE: Example Sentences

Thanks for the example sentences. Some small changes to consider.

Chris M.

1. Couple days ago I had a problem with my back (Don’t laugh; I’m sure that I’m the oldest user and fan of this site). After a special gym, biking and swimming I feel as right as rain now.

2. The dentist has gotten sick and he has asked his patients to take a rain check.

3. We have organized a group for heel and toy walk. One of our strict rules is to get out come rain or shine.

4. She was on cloud nine yesterday – she won at a piano competition.

5. His behaviour was unacceptable - it rained on our parade.

6. Bill always throws caution to the wind. I will never trust him again.

7. Kate made a cake for a party. It was the very first time she succeeded. Out of blue her cousin brought her famous pie. Kate went bananas - she stole Kate’s thunder.