the heavens open Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “the heavens open” in the English Dictionary

"the heavens open" in British English

See all translations

the heavens open

If the heavens ​open, it ​suddenlystarts to ​rain a lot: Just as we got to the ​park, the heavens ​opened.
(Definition of the heavens open from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the heavens open”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然开始下大雨…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然開始下大雨…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“the heavens open” in British English

Word of the Day


a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More