rain sth off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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rain sth off

UK (US rain sth out)
phrasal verb with rain uk   us   /reɪn/ verb [I]
If an ​event is ​rained off, it cannot ​start or ​continue because it is ​raining: His ​hockeymatch was ​rained off.
(Definition of rain sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rain sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 因下雨而停止, 因雨取消(或中断)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 因下雨而停止, 因雨取消(或中斷)…
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