1. (it’s) raining cats and dogs. Meaning: it’s raining very hard
- We can’t go now because it’s raining cats and dogs.
2. A fair-weather friend. Meaning: a person who will only be your friend when things are going great for you
- You’ll find out who your fair-weather friends are when you get rich and famous.
3. Stealing my thunder. Meaning: someone takes the attention away from you
- I can’t believe you told our parents you’re pregnant the day I told them I’m getting married. You are stealing my thunder.
4. As right as rain. Meaning: feeling fine and healthy
- I don’t feel sick anymore. I feel as right as rain.
5. Have your head in the clouds. Meaning: someone who has ideas or thoughts those are not sensible or practical.
- John has his head in the clouds if he thinks he’s going to get that promotion.
6. Sail close to the wind. Meaning: to do something that is dangerous or only just legal or socially acceptable
- Bruno has a reputation for sailing close to the wind with his business deals.
7. A storm in a teacup. Meaning: a big fuss made about something of little importance
- They had a big argument yesterday, but it was just a storm in a teacup. Everything is fine now.
8. Shoot the breeze. Meaning: chat in a relaxed way
- Both of us spent the entire evening just shooting the breeze.
9. In a fog. Meaning: confused, dazed or unaware.
- After surgery, I was in a fog until the anesthetic wore off.
10. Snowed under. Meaning: you have so much to do that you’re having trouble doing it all
- She was so snowed under with work today that she didn’t even have time for lunch.
rahmimimi: Every cloud has its silver lining. Meaning: there’s always something good after the bad things
rahmimimi : Saving my money for rainy days. Meaning: aku menabung untuk kebutuhanku yang tak terduga di hari mendatang
- #EngVocab: Weather vocabulary
- #WOTD: Weather
- #EngPic: London weather forecast reading
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