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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyrain down
he/she/itrains down
present participleraining down
past tenserained down
past participlerained down

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  1. 1
    [intransitive] same as rain2 (sense 2)
    Sparks from the fire rained down on the frightened spectators.
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] same as rain2 (sense 3)
    I felt kicks and blows raining down on me from all directions.
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