take a rain check (on sth) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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take a rain check (on sth)

informal used to ​tell someone that you cannot ​accept an ​invitation now, but would like to do so at a ​latertime: Mind if I take a ​raincheck on that ​drink? I have to ​work late ​tonight.
(Definition of take a rain check (on sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take a rain check (on sth)”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于婉拒邀请)下次吧,以后再说,以后再叨扰…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於婉拒邀請)下次吧,以後再說,以後再叨擾…
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