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to rain
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  *雨* | 雨* | *雨
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  *雨* | 雨* | *雨
to rain / (of rain, snow etc) to fall / to precipitate / to wet
Asian rainy season / monsoon
torrential rain / rainstorm / CL: 場|场, 陣|阵
shower
thunder shower
precipitation / rainfall
heavy rain / CL: 場|场
wind and rain / the elements / (fig.) trials and hardships
lit. like raindrops on a pear blossom (idiom) / fig. tear-stained face of a beauty
thunderstorm
misty rain / drizzle
violent rain (e.g. due to monsoon or typhoon) / cloudburst
lit. foul wind and bloody rain (idiom) / fig. reign of terror / carnage
howling wind and torrential rain (idiom) / (fig.) difficult, dangerous situation
acid rain
timely rain / (fig.) timely assistance
to call the wind and summon the rain (idiom); to exercise magical powers / fig. to stir up troubles
to get wet in the rain
to brave the rain
lit. spring wind and rain (idiom); fig. the long-term influence of a solid education
light rain / drizzle
a downpour / rain bucketing down / fig. to be overwhelmed (with work or things to study)
meteor shower
strong wind and heavy rain (idiom)
lit. cloud and rain / fig. sexual intercourse
fine rain / drizzle / poem by Tang poet Li Shangyin 李商隱|李商隐
rainstorm / storm / tempest
torrents of rain (idiom)
hail of bullets
spring rain / gift from above
to protect from the rain
downpour (idiom)
sunshower
all weather / rain or shine / barometer
shower
to go through thick and thin (idiom)
lit. wind and rain sweeping through the town (idiom) / fig. a big scandal / an uproar / the talk of the town
autumn rain
violent wind and rainstorm / hurricane / tempest
drizzle / light rain / (fig.) mere trifle
welcome fall of rain / seasonable rain
to produce clouds with one turn of the hand and rain with another (idiom); fig. to shift one's ground / tricky and inconstant / to make love
old friends
to get whatever one wants / to have everything going one's way
thundershower (Tw)
lit. bleak wind and icy rain (idiom) / fig. hardships / miserable circumstances
morning rain
lit. to comb one's hair in the wind and wash it in the rain (idiom) / fig. to work in the open regardless of the weather
Guyu or Grain Rain, 6th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 20th April-4th May
drizzle / fine rain
lit. to believe in the rain on hearing the wind (idiom) / to believe rumors / to be credulous
fine drizzle
to take shelter from the rain
excessive rain
trials and tribulations / ups and downs
sleet
Orionids / Orionid meteor shower
Asian rainy season / monsoon / (usually written 梅雨)
immobilized by rain
lit. on hearing wind, to say rain / to agree uncritically with whatever people say / to parrot other people's words / to chime in with others
strategic experts as thick as rain (idiom); no shortage of advisers on strategy
forest of spear, rain of arrows
the sound of light rain or drizzle (idiom)
to drip with sweat / sweat poured off (him)
lit. see the wind and assume it will rain (idiom); fig. gullible / to believe whatever people suggest
when it rains, it pours (idiom)
rain of blood / heavy rain colored by loess sandstorm
variant of 淫雨
all thunder but no rain (idiom) / a lot of noise but no action
to give shelter from the wind and rain / to keep out the elements
when it rains, it pours (idiom)
drizzle / fine rain
to drip with sweat / sweat poured off (him)
lit. turning his hand palm up he gathers the clouds, turning his hand palm down he turns them to rain / very powerful and capable (idiom)
rain on Mt Ba (idiom); lonely in a strange land / Evening Rain, 1980 movie about the Cultural Revolution
to drip with sweat


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