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English definition of “rain (sth) down”

rain (sth) down

phrasal verb with rain     /reɪn/ verb [I]
to fall in large amounts , or to direct something in large amounts , usually forcefully or violently : Bombs rained down on the besieged city . Her attacker rained down blows on her.Moving downwardsFalling and dropping
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