Stop Saying „It’s Raining Cats and Dogs!” – Speak English like a native!

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Stop Saying „It’s Raining Cats and Dogs!” – Speak English like a native!

Do we really say „It’s raining cats and dogs”?
What are some more useful English idioms about rain?
How do we describe light or heavy rain in English?

English vocabulary from the video:

Useful versions of „Cats and dogs”:
„The heavens opened!”
„It’s raining sideways!”
„It’s raining on and off”

Useful English Idioms NOT related to weather, but still include the word „rain”:
When it rains, it pours
(as) right as rain
(take a) Raincheck

Rain vocabulary from the video:
It’s pouring/pissing/chucking/throwing/bucketing/tipping (it) down
It’s coming down

Light rain vocabulary
„It’s trying to rain”
„It’s spitting”

Rubbish grey cloud vocabulary:
„It’s overcast”
„It’s gloomy”
„It’s miserable out”
„Those clouds don’t look happy”

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