Meaning: falling in drops or as if falling like rain; "watched the raining apple blossoms"
Goodness, it's raining cats and dogs!"
When nightfall came it was still raining.
If it keeps raining, the streets will be very wet."
The night was pitch black and it was raining torrents.
All day Sunday it rained and all of Sunday night, and Monday morning when Daddy started to work it was still raining.
It was still raining fire and hot rocks and you could hardly see a ship's length for dust and ashes, but we could stand that.
They stayed out upon the shiny new tin gutter until it began raining and hoped and hoped that Raggedy Andy could get back up to them.
Catherine went every five minutes to the clock, threatening on each return that, if it still kept on raining another five minutes, she would give up the matter as hopeless.
Then the heaven melts with tenderness for the death of the bird; "it wails for it by raining, wailing a funeral wail." In Zululand women sometimes bury their children up to the neck in the ground, and then retiring to a distance keep up a dismal howl for a long time.